GnuPG 2.1 beta released

James Cloos cloos at
Mon Nov 1 21:21:44 CET 2010

>>>>> "WK" == Werner Koch <wk at> writes:

WK> However, /tmp or TMPDIR is not anymore used by default.  We start
WK> gpg-agent on demand and for that we need to use a fixed socket name.

Which is "${HOME}/S.gpg-agent" in 2.1 beta.

That may not be the best place.  It probably should be in a well-known
.foobar subdirectory.  Maybe in ~/.gnupg?

James Cloos <cloos at>         OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

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