Alternative to ‘--keyserver-options auto-key-retrieve’ under 2.1.x

Guilhem Moulin guilhem at
Fri Feb 12 22:47:36 CET 2016

On Fri, 12 Feb 2016 at 20:57:18 +0100, Werner Koch wrote:
> On Fri, 12 Feb 2016 13:51, guilhem at said:
>> However it seems to be a noop with 2.1.11, unless the deprecated option
>> ‘--keyserver’ is also given.  From the manpage it looks like only some
>> not all keyserver options are deprecated, and ‘auto-key-retrieve’ in not
>> among them.  Is there a way around to tell gpg to retrieve the key via
>> dirmngr?
> It works for me using a fresh GNUPGHOME with 
> keyserver hkp://
> set in dirmngr.conf and no gpg.conf:

Oops right, in fact I'm no longer able to reproduce that either.  I
guess there was something on the line somehow…  Sorry for the noise.

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