Using loopback pin entry with GnuPG 2.1

Vinay Sajip vinay_sajip at
Mon Nov 7 13:23:53 CET 2016

Dear Werner,

>> As I mentioned in my post, the allow-loopback-pinentry option has
>> already been specified in gpg-agent.conf. As to the version of GnuPG

> Not in the version of the agent you are running.  Look at the log
> message:

$ gpg-agent --version 
gpg-agent (GnuPG) 2.1.11 
libgcrypt 1.6.5 
Copyright (C) 2016 Free Software Foundation, Inc. 

That's the version that's running, and gpg-agent.conf is in ~/.gnupg and /home/vinay/projects/python-gnupg/keys - which seem to be the only two relevant locations.

Is the code you posted from 2.1.11, or a more recent version?


Vinay Sajip

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