GPG 2.1.0/Win32: keyserver lookup problems

Werner Koch wk at
Fri Nov 7 17:32:49 CET 2014

On Thu,  6 Nov 2014 20:09, rjh at said:

> getting all different kinds of weird errors, from the keyserver helper
> not being able to communicate with the outside world, to GnuPG

Well, there are no more keyserver helpers.  All is done by dirmngr.

> swearing it's created output but no output file being created (!!), to

Hmmm, I can't see that.

> (The "GnuPG insists it's created output, but none exists" -- this one
> was so surreal that I was seriously considering whether I was

Sorry, I can't replicate that.  Well, with the fixed version but I
didn't touched anything relevant in gpg.exe.

> So I repeated the same command line.  This time, GnuPG told me the
> file foo.asc already existed, and did I want to overwrite it?

Is that some weird Windows symlink setup?



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