GPG 2.1.0/Win32: keyserver lookup problems

Robert J. Hansen rjh at
Thu Nov 6 16:58:31 CET 2014

There's an odd problem with 2.1.0 on Win32.  Steps:

1.  Uninstall existing gpg4win.
2.  Install the new experimental 2.1.0 Windows installer.
3.  Try to pull a key from a keyserver such as:

C:\utils>gpg --keyserver --recv-key d5078b4f
gpg: keyserver receive failed: Input/output error

I made no changes to my gpg.conf file nor to my keyring.  I've confirmed 
that I have network connectivity and I can hit

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