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Under Windows Vista, the keyserver helper does not work. The problem seems to be
cURL related:

gpg: refreshing 1 key from hkp://
gpg: requesting key 7FF116EF from hkp server  
gpgkeys: hkp fetch error 1: unsupported protocol

Replacing gpgkeys_curl.exe by gpgkeys_hkp.exe works.


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Nov 20 2007, 1:00 AM
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Looks like gpgkeys_curl.exe is being run instead of gpgkeys_hkp.exe. I'm pretty
sure this fixed it:

2007-03-14 David Shaw <>

  • keyserver.c: Windows Vista doesn't grok X_OK and so fails

access() tests. Previous versions interpreted X_OK as F_OK
anyway, so we'll just use F_OK directly.

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