Running GnuPG smartcard with CTAPI?

Malte Gell malte.gell at
Thu Mar 17 13:52:34 CET 2011

Am Thu, 17 Mar 2011 10:02:43 +0100
schrieb Werner Koch <wk at>:

> On Wed, 16 Mar 2011 19:31, malte.gell at said:
> > currently I have some trouble to get my Cyberjack running with
> > PCSC. So I wonder, can GnuPG (2.0.16) also work with CTAPI drivers?
> I doubt that.  CTAPI has not been used for years.  There is some code
> still but it will eventually be removed.  
> Swap your Cyberjack against a real reader.  Reiner stuff does not
> comply to any modern standards.  Or well, only to their own
> interpretation of the standards.

They supported Linux at least... what other brand would you recommend?
(Security class III with pinpad and display with Linux support).


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