[Gpg4win-users-en] Windows 8 64bit, OpenPGP card: GPA/Kleopatra/gpg-agent hangs

Alexander Leidinger Alexander at Leidinger.net
Wed Mar 13 21:27:44 CET 2013

On Wed, 13 Mar 2013 17:18:35 +0100
Bernhard Reiter <bernhard at intevation.de> wrote:

> Am Samstag, 9. März 2013 16:00:34 schrieb Alexander Leidinger:
> > > You could try using gpg2.exe directly and see if it works.
> >
> > Do you have something specific in mind? I tried "gpg2.exe
> > --card-edit" and I got the error "selecting openpgp failed:
> > Kartenfehler", so I assume I can't detect my card reader. With the
> > answer of Werner to my ticket in the bugtracker (sort of "rainer
> > card readers are bad") this is fair enough (FYI: there's a GPLed
> > source for pcsc to access the rainer card readers, so there may be
> > a way to add support for it...),
> Does the same card, card reader and commands work on GNU/Linux? (Or
> FreeBSD for that matter?) If not, yet this is better discussed on
> gnupg-devel oder gnupg-users with a higher chance of success. ;)

Yes, I used the same card, card reader and gpg2 on FreeBSD to modify
the contents of the card.

> > but at least the sc-daemon should not loop endlessly if it can't
> > find a card/reader.
> True, the next step would be to qualify the technical report
> so that we can reproduce this condition, once we get to spend some 
> time on it. I cannot say when this is, I just wanted to point out
> what the next step would be.

I have ticket number 6423 open in the gpg4win bugtracker regarding this.


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