gpg-agent cache

Remco Post at
Wed Mar 8 19:47:23 CET 2006

Hi all,

I just build gpg-agent from the 1.9.20 source-tree. Everything seems to
work as expected for both signing and even ssh authentication apart from
the passphrase cache.

I've started gpg-agent with:

/usr/local/bin/gpg-agent --use-standard-socket --pinentry-program
/usr/bin/pinentry-gtk-2 --default-cache-ttl 1800 --default-cache-ttl-ssh
900 --enable-ssh-support --write-env-file $HOME/.gpg-agent-info --daemon
--sh /usr/bin/fvwm2

and added the use-agent option to my config file. No problem (well ok
enigmail is a bit of a pain), apart from the fact that caching doesn't
seem to work. Each time I sign some mail or log in I'm prompted for my

What am I missing, and/or how can I maybe see why gpg-agent keeps on
prompting for my pin?

Met vriendelijke groeten,

Remco Post

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