[Pkg-privacy-maintainers] Bug#836266: Bug#836266: Bug#836266: Bug#836266: dirmngr: Please disable "use-tor" by default.

Daniel Kahn Gillmor dkg at fifthhorseman.net
Wed Jan 11 00:28:59 UTC 2017

On Tue 2017-01-10 14:15:43 -0500, Antoine Beaupre wrote:
> As things stand now, I see no choice but to stop using parcimonie, which
> means:
>  1. i will not update my keyring in a timely manner anymore, or;
>  2. i will reveal my keyring social graph to the keyserver and
>     possible attackers
> That seems like the opposite of what parcimonie is trying to
> accomplish.

fwiw, the ideal long-term fix here is that the logic of parcimonie gets
folded into dirmngr itself, and just works automatically if tor is

i've got sketches for how this would work if anyone has the time to work
on it.

Please see https://bugs.gnupg.org/gnupg/issue1827 for more details.

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