[PATCH] gnupg-2.0.1 - gpg-agent-info option fixup
Robin H. Johnson
robbat2 at gentoo.org
Wed Jan 31 12:24:13 CET 2007
On Wed, Jan 31, 2007 at 08:50:47AM +0100, Werner Koch wrote:
> On Wed, 31 Jan 2007 03:49, robbat2 at gentoo.org said:
> > 1. Your agent is running.
> > 2. Your previous agent has crashed or is gone for some reason.
> This is a severe bug mich must never happen. Disguising such a bug by
> restarting the agent is a no-no. Keep in mind that the agent takes
> care of your secret keys - you wan't it as bug free as possible.
I agree totally, but forcing the user to restart X just to get their
agent going again is completely unreasonable.
Robin Hugh Johnson
Gentoo Linux Developer
E-Mail : robbat2 at gentoo.org
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