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Re: mutt, gpg and automated key retrival

On Mon, Sep 25, 2000 at 08:59:49AM +0200, Andreas Tille wrote:

> ------------ Output from gpg ------------
> gpg: Schlüssels D644D71A von pgpkeys.mit.edu wird angefordert ...
> gpg: failed to create temporary file
> `/usr/share/keyrings/.#lk0x80cf438.wr-linux02.30142': Keine Berechtigung
> gpg: fatal: can't allocate lock for `/usr/share/keyrings/debian-keyring.pgp'
> secmem usage: 1408/1408 bytes in 2/2 blocks of pool 1408/16384
> (Sorry for the German messages.  I havn't such an E-Mail handy for
>  creating an English set.)
> May be it is the same problem in your case that gpg wants to write to
> /usr/share/keyrings/ a temporary file and isn't allowed of course.
> I havn't found a way to avoid that.

gpg adds keys it grabs from keyservers to the LAST keyring listed in
~/.gnupg/options, so to avoid that problem list
/usr/share/keyrings/debian.gpg *first* in your options file and your
personal keyrings last.

works for me anyway.

Ethan Benson

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