OpenSSH, gpg-agent, and gpg

Hauke Laging mailinglisten at
Thu Aug 28 21:01:33 CEST 2014

Am Do 28.08.2014, 20:17:11 schrieb Werner Koch:

> That is a cool thing because it allows us to keep gpg-agent on the
> desktop and run gpg on the server without fearing a compromise of the
> secret key.  I am waiting for such a feature for quite some time.

Is that true for GnuPG 2.0.x, too, or only for 2.1? It seems to me that 
2.0.x uses gpg-agent for passphrase caching only but not for handling 
the private keys.

Crypto für alle:
OpenPGP: 7D82 FB9F D25A 2CE4 5241 6C37 BF4B 8EEF 1A57 1DF5
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