Possible to use GNUPGHOME as a variable inside gpg.conf?

Doug Barton dougb at dougbarton.us
Fri Mar 8 07:22:11 CET 2013

On 03/07/2013 05:41 AM, Werner Koch wrote:
> On Tue, 26 Feb 2013 16:43, dougb at dougbarton.us said:
>> keyserver-options
>> ca-cert-file=$GNUPGHOME/ca.hkps.pool.sks-keyservers.net.cert
> I see that it can make sense to have such variables.  However, we will
> need to add a meta option to allow such variable substitution.  Thus if
> you want to do that you would need to use something like
> enable-var-subst
> somepath $gnupghome/foo.bar
> We have something similar in gpg-connect-agent, where variables have
> been added only later and thus over there you need to use /subst.
> The available variables would only be those known to GnuPG and not
> arbitrary envvars.  In particular those available with "gpgconf
> --list-dirs".

That would be awesome, can't wait to try it. :)


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