Can not import private key (Not enough space)

Werner Koch wk at
Mon Apr 8 10:02:33 CEST 2024


On Mon,  8 Apr 2024 02:38, Moses said:

> gpg: key xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx: error sending to agent: Not enough space

That is a ENOMEM which is commonly returned for a failed malloc call.
Could happen at a lot of places.


  gpg-connect-agent -v

and tehre a command like "getinfo version" to check whether tehre is a
problem with the IPC connection.

  gpgconf -L

also gives important information.

> c:\> gpg --version
> gpg (GnuPG) 2.2.15

That version is pretty old and in terms of IPC ("error sending to
agent") one idfference is that this version uses %APPDATA%\gnupg for the
socket files but modern versions use %LOCALAPPDATA%\gnupg.



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