[Gpg4win-users-en] dirmngr, for paranoids.
Julesss2 at hotmail.com
Sun Sep 7 15:41:32 CEST 2014
Hello, %LOCALAPPDATA% is a per user folder, since it's supposed to save time by caching revocations for all users, why not storing the revocation in "%programdata%\GNU\cache\dirmngr" instead? It's readable by all users and not only current user! Current method means all user will have a copy of the revocation cache!
From: Werner Koch [mailto:wk at gnupg.org]
Sent: Sunday, September 07, 2014 11:57 AM
To: Moi Me
Cc: gpg4win-users-en at wald.intevation.org
Subject: Re: [Gpg4win-users-en] dirmngr, for paranoids.
On Sat, 6 Sep 2014 06:45, Julesss2 at hotmail.com said:
> From what I understand its purpose is to check revocated certs, does
> it store the revocations somewhere locally? (Probably) Where?
In its cache directory. On Windows these are files in the "%LOCAL_APPDATA%\GNU\cache\dirmngr" directory. Note that this is all public data. Basically the CRL in an easier to search format.
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