how to make dirmngr a singleton

Werner Koch wk at
Wed Oct 24 15:15:33 CEST 2012

On Tue, 23 Oct 2012 19:33, hans at said:

> threads.  They often stay alive when the app itself quits.  gpg-agent seems to
> automatically find whether its running and refuse to start a second one,
> that's good.  But dirmngr does not seem to do that, so after starting and
> stopping the app, there will be multiple dirmngrs running.

Please configure GnuPG with


this does what you want.  It should be the default for 2.1, though.



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