[pkg-gnupg-maint] Bug#800648: dirmngr: hkps/ssl support broken

Phil Dibowitz phil at ipom.com
Fri Oct 2 05:24:52 UTC 2015

Package: dirmngr
Version: 2.1.8-1
Severity: important

Dear Maintainer,

This was originally reported in

Which was closed with 2.1.7, but I can reproduce this in 2.1.8:

[phil at rider ~]$ gpg2 --debug-all --keyserver hkps://hkps.pool.sks-keyservers.net --search-keys 58E11BB1E414D9AD
gpg: reading options from '/home/phil/.gnupg/gpg.conf'
gpg: enabled debug flags: packet mpi crypto filter iobuf memory cache memstat trust hashing cardio ipc clock lookup extprog
gpg: DBG: [not enabled in the source] start
gpg: DBG: chan_3 <- # Home: /home/phil/.gnupg
gpg: DBG: chan_3 <- # Config: /home/phil/.gnupg/dirmngr.conf
gpg: DBG: chan_3 <- OK Dirmngr 2.1.8 at your service
gpg: DBG: chan_4 <- # Home: /home/phil/.gnupg
gpg: DBG: chan_4 <- # Config: /home/phil/.gnupg/dirmngr.conf
gpg: DBG: chan_4 <- OK Dirmngr 2.1.8 at your service
gpg: DBG: connection to the dirmngr established
gpg: DBG: chan_4 -> KEYSERVER --clear hkps://hkps.pool.sks-keyservers.net
gpg: DBG: chan_4 <- OK
gpg: DBG: chan_4 -> KS_SEARCH -- 58E11BB1E414D9AD
gpg: DBG: chan_4 <- ERR 1 General error <Unspecified source>
gpg: error searching keyserver: General error
gpg: keyserver search failed: General error
gpg: DBG: chan_4 -> BYE
gpg: DBG: [not enabled in the source] stop
gpg: random usage: poolsize=600 mixed=0 polls=0/0 added=0/0
              outmix=0 getlvl1=0/0 getlvl2=0/0
gpg: secmem usage: 0/65536 bytes in 0 blocks

This seems to be the same output from others who have experienced this

-- System Information:
Debian Release: stretch/sid
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable'), (500, 'testing'), (1, 'experimental')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)
Foreign Architectures: i386

Kernel: Linux 4.1.0-2-amd64 (SMP w/4 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_US.utf8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.utf8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
Init: sysvinit (via /sbin/init)

Versions of packages dirmngr depends on:
ii  adduser            3.113+nmu3
ii  libassuan0         2.3.0-1
ii  libc6              2.19-22
ii  libgcrypt20        1.6.3-2
ii  libgnutls-deb0-28  3.3.18-1
ii  libgpg-error0      1.20-1
ii  libksba8           1.3.3-1
ii  libldap-2.4-2      2.4.42+dfsg-2
ii  libnpth0           1.2-1
ii  lsb-base           9.20150917

dirmngr recommends no packages.

dirmngr suggests no packages.

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