gpg-agent not caching card PINs?

Werner Koch wk at
Mon Oct 25 10:44:40 CEST 2004

On Mon, 25 Oct 2004 01:08:37 +0200, Joachim Breitner said:

> I don't remember changeing it, but gpg --card-status tells me it is not
> forced. Still, gpg-agent does not seem to cache my PINs. Only option set
> is the pinentry program.

[gnupg 1.9] I gues you don't have gpg-agent running in the background.
As a fallback the agent gets forked by gpg and thus it will terminate
when gpg terminates - no way to cache anything then.  Run just
"gpg-agent"; it should tell you whether there is an instance of it
running in the background.


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