pinentry offers to save symmetric passwords in libsecret

Werner Koch wk at
Wed Jun 17 09:10:49 CEST 2015

On Tue, 16 Jun 2015 17:58, dkg at said:

> Maybe what i'm missing is how the "cache_id" is selected for the
> symmetric passphrase, both at creation time and at re-use time.  can you
> summarize that?  I dug around in the code a bit but didn't sort out how

The S2K salt is used as cache id.



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