[arch-dev-public] Upgrading gnupg to 2.0 branch, removing gnupg2

Ionut Biru ibiru at archlinux.org
Fri Mar 16 04:07:03 EDT 2012

On 03/16/2012 09:21 AM, Gaetan Bisson wrote:
> Hi guys,
> On FS [1], Tom suggested to make gpgme depend on just one of gnupg and
> gnupg2, and I further argued that we do not need two versions of gnupg
> in our repos.
> I propose to:
> - Upgrade gnupg to upstream latest stable, that is version 2.0.
> - Symlink /usr/bin/gpg to /usr/bin/gpg2 for backward compatibility.
> - Remove the gnupg2 package from our repos.
> See [2] for an updated gnupg PKGBUILD.
> I have been running these changes on my system for months with no issue.
> There have been rumors of problems [3], but as far I can tell it's FUD:
> nobody ever reported a concrete issue.
> I'm bringing this up here at Andreas' request: any opinions?
> [1] https://bugs.archlinux.org/task/28931
> [2] http://paste.xinu.at/Gji/
> [3] https://bugs.archlinux.org/task/22110

my key holder card doesn't work with gpg2

 gpg2 --card-status
gpg: selecting openpgp failed: Unsupported certificate
gpg: OpenPGP card not available: Unsupported certificate

I think is because I used gpg1 when I generated the key


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