GPG agent for W32

Timo Schulz twoaday at
Wed May 23 18:09:01 CEST 2001

On Wed May 23 2001, Werner Koch wrote:

> > I think it is possible to create local pipes as well, but I might be
> > wrong.  It's been a long time...
> I looked into that some time ago and found no way to create local
> only pipes.  As soon as you give a name to a pipe it is remotely
> accessible. 

But there is another solution. You can use CreatePipe to create
anonymous pipes and then you can set the used fd id's in the
GPG_AGENT_INFO environment variable. But I know, that's not very smart.

> IMHO it is better to use a shared file for IPC.

I agree. It was only a trying to see if it works with a local


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