Sylvain Beucler beuc at
Tue Apr 20 13:16:35 CEST 2004

On 2004.04.20 01:14, Marcus Brinkmann wrote:
> At Tue, 20 Apr 2004 00:30:57 +0200,
> Sylvain Beucler wrote:
> > We need gpg-agent so they can upload lots of files at once, without
> > using the --passphrase-fd unsecure 'trick'.
> > gpg-agent is only available using CVS, and does not seem to >  
> compile.
> > Can you tell me what is the status of this tool?
> Note that gpg from version 1.0.5 or so on supports the use of
> gpg-agent.
> The gpg-agent in gnupg 1.9.x compiles fine for us.  If it doesn't for
> you, please report the error so we can look into it.
> Hopefully it will be packaged for Debian not before too long.

Actually I was not aware of v1.9.x, and tried the HEAD branch, ie  
v1.3.5. Version 1.9.7 compiles fine here as well.

However, I have been searching for an equivalent to ssh-add, with no  
luck. Is such a tool present in GnuPG?



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