Gtk+-2 version of pinentry

Marcus Brinkmann marcus.brinkmann at
Sun Feb 29 17:58:49 CET 2004

At Sun, 29 Feb 2004 15:48:51 +0100,
Albrecht Dreß wrote:
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> Hi,
> are you interested in a Gtk+-2 version of pinentry? I hacked it using the  
> gtk-1 sources of pinentry and a heavily stripped-down version of the  
> GtkEntry widget using secure memory, following the Gnome Human Interface  
> Guide as much as possible (see shot below). It would be great if someone  
> could have a look at it to see if its *really* safe, though.
> If you think this is a useful extension, please tell me who should get the  
> patch (is a patch against the 0.7.0 tarball o.k.?) as it is probaley too  
> big for the list...

You can send it to me.  It's definitely interesting, however, I think
we will review the changes for minimality.  For example, you added a
picture, and that is eye candy.  We don't bend to any Gnome Human
Interface Guide :)  It's all in the name of security, of course.

Anyway, updating to Gtk+-2 will be needed at some time anyway, and I
would like to have a Gtk+-2 version beside the Gtk+-1.2 version in the


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