The loopback pinentry

Patrick Brunschwig patrick at
Thu Apr 21 12:54:18 CEST 2016

On 20.04.16 16:26, Werner Koch wrote:
> I propose to make --allow-loopback-pinentry the default and add an
> option --no-allow-loopback-pinentry, so that it is possible to disallow
> the use of the loopback pinentry.  This is a simple change but some
> advanced use cases of GnuPG would benefit from this (e.g. Mailpile).

This is from my point of view a good idea. As GnuPG these days is very
often used by other tools, this makes it a lot easier for the tool
developers to actually use the loopback-pinentry.


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