how to make dirmngr a singleton

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at
Wed Oct 24 16:27:27 CEST 2012

On 10/24/2012 09:15 AM, Werner Koch wrote:
> 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
>   --enable-dirmngr-auto-start
> this does what you want.  It should be the default for 2.1, though.

There are definitely multiple dirmngrs spawning, and I'm using gnupg from git.
 I'll try adding that ./configure flag.  Do you want to try debugging the
current situation, or wait and see the results of that flag?


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