[Enigmail] enigmail with portable gpg

Alan Yoder jayren at vistech.net
Sat Jul 5 09:02:15 PDT 2008


John W. Moore III wrote:
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> Alexander Dahl wrote:
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>> Hi Alan,
>>
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>>> I've got an odd situation, the version of gpg I am having to use is 
>>> required to be on my usb u3 drive.
>>>       
>> I use the portable version of thunderbird and that works fine with gpg
>> and enigmail. No need to use batch files or any self written scripts.
>> See: http://portableapps.com/support/thunderbird_portable#encryption
>>     
>
> Apparently Alan is required to use the version of GnuPG that is on the
> Enterprise supplied USB stick.  When Maxine & I developed the .bat File
> it was for use on a floppy drive inserted into an alien machine.  The
> primary reasoning was to utilize the native Command prompt screen on the
> 'host' PC in order to keep the GPG2GO package as small as possible to
> fit the floppy.
>
> Alan may not have the space or permission to install Haller's
> Thunderbird-Portable in addition to the version already installed.  With
> GPG2GO there was no graphical User interface and _all_ GnuPG functions
> had to be called from the command prompt.
>
> JOHN ;)
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The version of gpg I have to use is the windows version of ggpg 1.4.9 
(precompiled for me)
It was not supplied on the usb stick for me.



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