Getting rid of GPG_AGENT_INFO variable

Werner Koch wk at
Thu Sep 13 21:40:07 CEST 2007

On Thu, 13 Sep 2007 13:30, simon at said:

> How about a compromise between the two positions, and make the
> GPG_AGENT_INFO variable optional: if the variable is not set, the
> default is to use /tmp/gnupg-<user> or something.

Yes this is a good migration path.

> Although perhaps a directory is more flexible, thus for example
> /tmp/gnupg-<user>/agent-socket.

Sure, we need a directory for setting proper permissions.



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