gpg-agent PIN cache

Werner Koch wk at
Thu Oct 6 10:19:03 CEST 2005

On Wed, 5 Oct 2005 20:10:22 +0200, Joerg Schmitz-Linneweber said:

> But the problem is: The second time and ever on, pinentry comes up and asks 
> for my PIN! Although I said "cache ttl for ssh should be some hours..."

> Does anyone know why gpg-agent/pinentry does so?

Yes.  We do a reset after each connection which requires entering a
new PIN.  That reset is actually not required however there is a some
other problem where the reset helps.  I really really need to look at



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