Re: gpg-agent troubles
kapetr at mizera.cz
Sat Mar 26 21:23:16 CET 2011
Thanks for replay and explanation:
----- PŮVODNÍ ZPRÁVA -----
Od: "Werner Koch" <wk at gnupg.org>
Komu: "kapetr" <kapetr at mizera.cz>
Předmět: Re: gpg-agent troubles
Datum: 24.3.2011 - 21:00:17
> On Thu, 24 Mar 2011 18:40, kapetr at mizera.cz said:
> > 1. gpg-agent ignores changed values in
> > ~/.gnupg/gpg-agent.conf after
> > > SIGHUP. I have to kill/restart him ?!
> Depends on the option you want to change. Most
> are re-read after a HUP
> or with "gpgconf --reload gpg-agent" (which of
> course sends a HUP on
> Unix platforms)
The option not reloaded after HUP is "default-cache-ttl".
Why not ?
Maybe would help to update man page - to get more detailed
> > 2. gpg-agent ignores "ignore-cache-for-signing"
> > in config file. I
> > > had to set "default-cache-ttl 0" (which is for
> > all) ?
> Using GPG? Right, it is ignored if using GPG 1.4
> or GPG 2.0. The
> reason is that those GPG version use the agent
> only for passphrase
> caching and don't let gpg-agent do the actual
> signing. The option works
> only if gpg-agent performs the signing (e.g. using
It sounds logical. Again ... man page.
> With GnuPG 2.1 this changed, here GPG uses
> gpg-agent for the actual
> signing and thus the option should work.
> > 3. pinentry do not drag mouse(keyboard yes) even
> > if there is no
> > > "no-grab". With pinentry dialog open I can still
> > work with mouse
> Depends on you pinentry. At least for the GTK
> pinentry this was fixed
> May 2010 and released with 0.8.1 in December.
Yes - I have pinentry-gtk2 0.8.0
> > I Use Ubuntu 10.10 - gpg (GnuPG) 1.4.10
> > gpg-agent cmdline:
> There is no gpg-agent 1.4.x. Run gpg-agent
> --version to see the version
> of gpg-agent. I also suggest to use gpg2 instead
> of gpg.
gpg-agent (GnuPG) 2.0.14
Thank you once again.
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