Don't ask passphrase many times

Lionel Elie Mamane lionel at
Sat Sep 22 13:48:02 CEST 2001

Package: gnupg
Version: 1.0.6
Severity: wishlist

When doing many things with the same key in the same "batch row",
GnuPG asks many time for the passphrase. It shouldn't. One time is


gpg --edit-key foo
(answer yes more than one time, signatures made with the same key)
(reason, description)
!gpg asks for the passphrase as many times as there are signatures to revoke!

Lionel Elie Mamane
RFC 1991 (PGP 2.x) 2048 bits Key Fingerprint (KeyID: 20C897E9):
    85CF 986F 263E 8CD0 80FD 4B8C F5F9 C17D
OpenPGP DH/DSS 4096/1024 Key Fingerprint (KeyID: 3E7B4B73):
	9DAD 3131 3ADA F50B D096 002A B1C4 7317 3E7B 4B73

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