gnupg12, gnupg users, please reply.

Joshua Root jmr at
Sun Jul 6 17:43:25 PDT 2014

On 2014-7-7 10:00 , Mihai Moldovan wrote:
> Hi gpg users,
> We currently have three unmaintained ports for gnupg: gnupg (ver 1.4), gnupg12
> (ver 1.2) and gnupg2 (ver 2.x).
> In order to implement proper launchd integration in gpg-agent, I will likely
> have to slightly patch gnupg as well.
> If anyone here is (actively) using gpg 1.4 or 1.2, please reply. Why do you need
> those ports? Is switching to gpg 2 an option for you?
> If you only "use" gpg as a dependency of some other port, you don't have to do
> anything. All ports currently depending on gnupg12 or gnupg seem to be
> compatible with gnupg2 (at least after a version bump.)
> I'd like to get rid of gnupg and gnupg12 after a grace period.

I doubt we need gnupg12 any more. However I'm using gnupg because it
does everything I need, and it's still maintained upstream, so why
install the extra deps for gnupg2?

- Josh

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