[PATCH] gnupg-2.0.1 - gpg-agent-info option fixup

Werner Koch wk at gnupg.org
Tue Jan 30 13:51:03 CET 2007

On Tue, 30 Jan 2007 09:16, alon.barlev at gmail.com said:

> But software like seahorse uses this option in order to redirect agent calls.
> It is more comfortable than using an environment variable in xinit, since the
> order of execution is not an issue.

Sorry, I don't understand that argument.  I can't see why

  gpg --gpg-agent-info $FOO

is more complicated than


Well, for fork/exec you need to use an extra putenv() but that is not
a real issue.  Dropping this options makes it even easier for seahorse
as it goes into great lengths to detect such an option and remove it.

BTW, soemone should file a bug with seahorse: instead of using its
own conf file parser, it should make use of gpgconf which provides a
standard interface to change options.

> And no... I did not notice any warning... :)

Well, I was a bit ahead of time.  It will be in 2.0.2 :-)



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