pinentry loopback mode & password repeat

Neal H. Walfield neal at
Fri Jun 12 21:09:49 CEST 2015


At Fri, 12 Jun 2015 20:48:46 +0200,
Neal H. Walfield wrote:
> In issue #1976 (, Daiki reports
> that GnuPG 2.1 asks for the passphrase twice when encrypting in
> symmetric mode.  I came up with a simple patch to always disable
> repeat mode when doing symmetric encryption.

After discussing some more with Werner, it seems I misunderstood: we
shouldn't unconditionally disable repeat mode for symmetric encryption
operations, but unconditionally disable repeat mode when in pinentry
loopback mode.


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