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Date:      Tue, 3 Feb 2009 21:06:51 +0000
From:      Mike Clarke <>
Subject:   Re: Force use of 'gpg2'
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <20090203122406.1732b3f0@scorpio>
References:  <20090203122406.1732b3f0@scorpio>

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On Tuesday 03 February 2009, Jerry wrote:

> I have both 'gpg' and 'gpg2' installed. I only want/need the 'gpg2'
> version. I created a link that that forces the use of 'gpg2'
> irregardless of which version is called. The problem is that
> occasionally, when updating the ports, the link is over written and
> 'gpg' is reinstalled.
> I don't believe I need this older version for anything. As far as I
> can tell, any port that needs 'gpg' will work fine with 'gpg2'. Is
> there anything I can put in the /etc/make.conf' file that will force
> the use/install of 'gpg2' only?

You could try deinstalling gnupg-1 and running "dpkg -F" to fix the 
dependencies. I've only got gnupg-2 installed here and everything seems 
to work OK. The install script for gnupg-2 creates a symlink for gpg if 
it doesn't already exist.

Mike Clarke

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