gpgme make check pinentry dialogs

Peter O'Gorman gnupg-devel at
Wed May 16 17:21:21 CEST 2007

On Wed, May 16, 2007 at 02:18:38PM +0200, Werner Koch wrote:
> On Wed, 16 May 2007 09:45, gnupg-devel at said:
> > We have gnupg-2.0.4, and are building gpgme-1.1.4 with
> > --with-gpg=/path/to/gpg2, during make check (in the tests/gpg subdir)
> > a lot of pinentry dialogs ask for passphrases. If I type 'abc<RETURN>'
> > a lot then the tests will pass, but it does not seem normal to have to
> > do so.
> >
> > Is the presentation of these dialogs expected behavior?
> With the corrent code: yes.  We need to enhance the tests to overcomethe
> problem.  This can either be done using gpg-preset-passphrase, by
> writing a loopback pinentry or having keys without a passphrase.

Okay, good to know. Until thiese changes are made, a README in the
tests subdir mentioning that pinentry dialogs might be shown to the
user (and that the passphrase is 'abc') is, I think, a good idea.

Thanks for the prompt reply,

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