Work remaining for a 2.1 release?

Werner Koch wk at
Thu Feb 14 20:52:25 CET 2013

On Thu, 14 Feb 2013 16:40, cloos at said:

> On that front, please do be sure that when iterating through the keys in
> secring a secret key with a forgotten passphrase does not DoS the con-
> version for subsequent keys.  Ie, there must be an option to skip a key
> until later.  Also, an easy way to backup such a keypair -- both the

Yes, these are the little things which make a software usable.  It
should all be there but the user interface needs is just for hackers

> encrypted secret key and the matching public key -- would help avoid
> repeated skip-this-for-now dances.

Well, a backup option.  That makes really sense.  It could be as simple
as listing the files which need a backup.  

> And for convenience, it could try recently entered phrases before
> prompting, much like (openssh's) ssh-agent(1) does when adding a
> collection of keys.

IIRC, we already talked about this.  It makes a lot of sense.



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