Restarting gnupg-agent inside X session
Daniel Kahn Gillmor
dkg at fifthhorseman.net
Tue Mar 1 02:59:45 CET 2011
On 02/28/2011 08:41 PM, David Tomaschik wrote:
> Other than on systems where $HOME is on a filesystem that does not
> support sockets (e.g., NFS/CIFS/etc.), is anyone aware of an issue with
> the use of --use-standard-socket? Seems like it would make restarting
> GPG an easier task.
I occasionally like to have multiple agents running, each with different
keys loaded, talking to different processes. standard-socket wouldn't
let me do that.
i currently play this sort of game more often with ssh-agent than i do
with gpg-agent, but the principle is the same. It'd be a shame to lose
the flexibility to do this.
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