dirmngr vs ip addresses in keyserver URIs
wk at gnupg.org
Tue Jun 16 10:39:58 CEST 2015
On Mon, 15 Jun 2015 07:01, cloos at jhcloos.com said:
> My gpg.conf still has 'keyserver hkp://127.0.0.1', and I've tried adding
> that also to dirmngr.conf, but it always fails.
Right, this is a regression. The reason is that now the dirmngr daemon
takes care of keyservers and it handles keyserver pools internally: A
host name is expected which is resolved to check whether there are
several AAAA or A records decribing a pool of servers. Then one of the
AAAA or A records are selected and that server is tried.
It seems that I did not implemented the case of a plain IP address
without considering a pool. Tracking in
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