Werner Koch wk at
Tue Apr 27 14:23:57 CEST 2004

On Tue, 27 Apr 2004 13:19:26 +0200, Sylvain Beucler said:

> Sorry, I meant that using pinentry-curses as the gpg-agent pinentry  
> program does not cache the passphrase, while using pinentry-gtk does.

The gpg-agent caches the passphrase and calls the pinentry only if it
does not know the passphrase.

> With pinentry-curses, the second time gpg needs my passphrase, I get:
> gpg-agent[11424]: command get_passphrase failed: Operation cancelled
> gpg-agent[11424]: DBG: map_to_assuan_status called with no error source

That might be a bug in the curses version. 

Marcus, can you please check what's going wrong?

> I tried without and with 'default-cache-ttl 600' in my .gpg-agent.conf.

600 secinds is the default anyway.

> pinentry-gtk, on the contrary, ask me the passphrase the first time,  
> and remember it then.



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