GnuPG 2.1.0: --refresh-keys regression

Werner Koch wk at
Wed Nov 12 10:34:33 CET 2014

On Tue, 11 Nov 2014 23:49, aranea at said:

> One of the changes introduced with GnuPG 2.1 -- namely, using dirmngr
> for key retrieval -- has caused some problems for me. First of all, I'm

Thanks for reporting.  I am already aware of it asdkg already reported
that a few days ago.

> I assume keymngr should handle this in a better way (or is it wrong for
> the keyservers to deny such requests?)

It is simply a bug.

> dirmngr also seems to have problems with hkps certificate checking for
> keyserver addresses with round-robin DNS, but I need to examine this
> further before I can provide details.

Did you put an 

  hkp-cacert FILE

into dirmngr.conf ?



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