NewPG is now GnuPG 1.9

Jürgen Botz jurgen at
Sat Aug 9 00:07:02 CEST 2003

Werner Koch wrote:
> gpg2 has been changed to use libgcrypt but secret key management is
> still done by itself and not by gpg-agent.  However, --use-agent is
> the default now and we support the new OpenPGP smartcards.

Could you explain what you mean by this for those of us who are
not very familiar with the code base?  I mean, superficially this
statement doesn't make sense, if key management isn't done by the
agent what good is the agent?


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