Using loopback pin entry with GnuPG 2.1

Werner Koch wk at
Sat Nov 5 08:34:50 CET 2016

On Fri,  4 Nov 2016 23:42, vinay_sajip at said:

> Thread-13  gpg: DBG: chan_5 -> GETINFO version
> Thread-13  gpg: DBG: chan_5 <- D 2.1.11

That is an old version of GnuPG.

> Thread-13  gpg: DBG: chan_5 -> OPTION pinentry-mode=loopback
> Thread-13  gpg: DBG: chan_5 <- ERR 67108924 Not supported <GPG Agent>
> Thread-13  gpg: setting pinentry mode 'loopback' failed: Not supported

For that old version you need to put


into gpg-agent.conf.  However, I  would strongly suggest to switch to



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