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GPGME 1.6.0 released

We are pleased to announce version 1.6.0 of GPGME.

GnuPG Made Easy (GPGME) is a C language library that allows to add
support for cryptography to a program. It is designed to make access
to public key crypto engines as included in GnuPG easier for
applications. GPGME provides a high-level crypto API for encryption,
decryption, signing, signature verification, and key management.

* Noteworthy changes in version 1.6.0

- Added gpgme_set_offline to do a key listinging w/o requiring CRL.

- Added gpgme_set_status_cb to allow a user to see some status

- Added an export mode for secret keys.

- More precise error codes are returned if GnuPG >= 2.1.8 is used.

- The passphrase handler for the loopback mode has been improved and may
also be used with genkey.

- [w32] The standard GnuPG 2.1 install directory is now seached for
gpgconf.exe before a registry specified directory and the Gpg4win
install directory.

- [w32] gpgme-w32spawn.exe will now only be searched in the gpgme DLL

* Download

You may download this library and its OpenPGP signature from: (961k)

The SHA-1 checksum is

21510323495f6220f8f67610c3c27a23d761d43d gpgme-1.6.0.tar.bz2

* Support

Please send questions regarding the use of GPGME to the gnupg-devel
mailing list:

If you need commercial support, you may want to consult this listing:

For the GnuPG team,


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