[PATCH] doc: clarify dirmngr use-tor documentation

Werner Koch wk at gnupg.org
Fri May 3 16:18:21 CEST 2019

On Fri, 19 Apr 2019 10:21, dkg at fifthhorseman.net said:

> reloading dirmngr wouldn't allow me to clear --use-tor.  Does that
> mean i just need to restart dirmngr to clear --use-tor, instead of
> reloading?  Is that a deliberate design decision, or an accident of
> implementation?  If it's deliberate, what do i (as a user) gain from

Right.  You need to restart dirmngr and it is not sufficient to SIGHUP
it.  This is to make it extra hard to bypass Tor if it has been used
before in this session.

> -or even be reloading gpg-agent.  The use of @option{--no-use-tor}
> +or even by reloading dirmngr.  The use of @option{--no-use-tor}

Thanks.  Fixed.



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