gpgsm and dirmngr

Jens Lechtenboerger cloudpg at
Fri Dec 20 09:40:04 CET 2013

On So, Dez 15 2013, Jens Lechtenboerger wrote:

> Does dirmngr only speak LDAPv2?  If I configure a LDAPv3 server, it
> complains about the “historical protocol” upon bind from dirmngr.
> This appears to indicate use of v2 by dirmngr.

As a workaround I retrieve certificates with ldapsearch (LDAPv3 over
SSL/TLS) and import them into gpgsm afterwards.

> The README (2013-04-26) of dirmngr 1.1.0 states: “Note that GnuPG
> includes an updated Dirmngr starting with GnuPG 2.1.”  The latest
> version of GnuPG 2.1 seems to be gnupg-2.1.0beta3 dating back to
> 20-Dec-2011.  What happened to the GnuPG 2.1 branch?

Apparently my timing was bad ;)

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