pinpad cardreader; imported smart-card keys

Alex Mauer hawke at
Tue Jun 28 17:35:58 CEST 2005

Werner Koch wrote:
> As of now the "may be" means with software supporting it but not with
> GnuPG :-(.

As I was afraid of; perhaps the howto could be updated to clarify that

> The longer answer is that I have worked on it and added code to the
> CCID driver to check this out.  

How about the SC daemon?

> We need to have a mechanism t tell the upper layers that a
> pinpad reader is available and that the pinentry shall not be used for
> entering the PIN but to display a note saying: Please enter the PIN on
> the reader keypad.

Would it work to have the PIN entry still display, but if the PIN is
entered on the keypad accept that and remove the PIN entry box?

> Given the demand of support for the keypad, I will start to work on it
> soon.

Glad to hear it; thanks!
Bad - You get pulled over for doing 90 in a school zone and you're drunk
off your ass again at three in the afternoon.
Worse - The cop is drunk too, and he's a mean drunk.
FUCK! - A mean drunk that's actually a swarm of semi-sentient
flesh-eating beetles.
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