The loopback pinentry

Patrick Brunschwig patrick at
Thu Apr 21 15:29:08 CEST 2016

On 21.04.16 14:25, Werner Koch wrote:
> On Thu, 21 Apr 2016 12:54, patrick at said:
>> 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.
> However, Enigmail should not use that, because TB it is a plain GUI
> application.  By not using Pinentry you would present the user a
> different interface than other applications and features[1] like GNOME's
> integration with the login password won't work.

Very true. I didn't say that Enigmail would use it ;-).


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