[Gpg4win-users-en] [FWD: gpg4win and Vista Beta 2]
bernhard at intevation.de
Tue Aug 1 15:13:52 CEST 2006
Am Freitag, 21. Juli 2006 00:23 schrieb Nate Andrews:
> <div>Nevermind. I got it to work with GPA. It will not work
> with gpg4win though. I will post something on their board.
Gpg4win includes GPA, so I am not quite sure what you are saying.
If GPA from the Gpg4win package worked, it would be fine.
> <DIV>I am running Vista Beta 2. I was able to install gpg4win
Cool, thanks for the report!
> However when I try to create my first key pair I
> get a general error. I am able to run the gpg.exe file successfully.
This is also a good sign.
You can do many crypto operations directly with gpg.exe.
This is good to know when the frontends have difficulties with an operation.
should create a keypar for instance.
> I tried to uninstall and reinstall. I read
> over the documentation and mailing lists. Any plans on converting
> to Vista?
In principle nobody would mind having a version for Vista,
it depends on who is able to do it.
Gpg4win 1.0's target was Windows XP. This goal was reached.
It has been a project from the German Federal Agency of IT-Security (BSI)
(http://www.bsi.de/presse/pressinf/020506emailwindows.htm German pressrelease,
English introduction to BSI: http://www.bsi.de/english/index.htm )
They deserve the praise for it.
Other goals will also depend on some individuals or organsations helping
in one way or the other. As an individual
you can help with testing, coding and even a small financial tip.
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: not available
Size: 189 bytes
Desc: not available
More information about the Gpg4win-users-en