GPG agent for automated processing

David Champion
Thu Apr 10 19:04:02 2003

* On 2003.04.10, in <>,
*	"Werner Koch" <> wrote:
> When used with current gpg versions, gpg-agent does only cache the
> passphrase.  The plan is to modify gpg to divert all secret key
> operations to the gpg-agent.  This has already been done for gpgsm

I'm not too familiar with gpg-agent. Does this mean that in the future,
we'll have to use a long-running gpg-agent process to use OpenPGP with
GnuPG? Or will some front-end be able to start whatever is required
instantially, then close it off when it's done?

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