abel at guardianproject.info
Fri Feb 8 11:06:46 CET 2013
> I just commited some changes to GnuPG and GPGME to support using GPG
> without a Pinentry:
> This new features allows to use gpg without a Pinentry. As a
> prerequisite the agent must be configured to allow the loopback
> pinentry mode (option --allow-loopback-pinentry). For example
> gpg2 --pinentry-mode=loopback FILE.gpg
> may be used to decrypt FILE.gpg while entering the passphrase on the
> tty. If batch is used, --passphrase et al. may be used, if
> --command-fd is used, the passphrase may be provided by another
> process. Note that there are no try-again prompts in case of a bad
> GPGME now sports the function gpgme_set_pinentry_mode. See
> gpgme/src/gpgme-tool.c on how to use it.
> I hope that this feature will make it easier to use GnuPG 2.1 on
> non-desktop machines. I have only tested decryption and signing and
> thus other parts may not yet work.
This looks like great stuff :)
I don't suppose you have some example/tests demonstrating the
If not, then am I right to conclude that all the possible messages a
client program would receive from gpg2 would be those in doc/DETAILS in
the "Remote control" section?
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