building gnupg-1.9.20 on macos
shavital at mac.com
Thu Mar 9 10:10:22 CET 2006
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Thanks for your message.
All these issues are well beyond my very basic grasp, so I'll just lay
back and wait for you to come up with more solutions ;-)
Remco Post wrote the following on 3/9/06 3:10 AM:
> Well, everything seems to work as expected but:
> 1- I had to build a wrapper script for gpg for use in enigmail to source
> the .gpg-agent-env file I had the agent write. For some reason, on Linux
> enigmail/thunderbird strips the required variables from gpg's
> environment, of course on MacOS those vars were never there. This is
> minor compared to the next thing. Still, not being able to statically
> configure the socket for gpg-agent is a nuisance.
> 2- pinentry. When I start the gpg-agent in a Terminal (from
> .bashrc/.bash_profile) I usually get a pinentry-cucrus prompt in that
> window, but not when enigmail starts gpg. Since there is no native gui
> pinentry (yet?) I'd love to be able to force gpg-agent to _allways_ use
> one tty for pinentry, no matter what.
> For now I've decided that the second issue is a 'show stopper' for
> implementing gpg-agent based login auth with MacOS. I have to choose
> between gpg-agent and decrypting/signing e-mail, and mail functionality won.
> So I guess the next thing on the list for me is finding some way around
> the second issue.
> ps. I've not tested gpgsm in any way on MacOS. I see it's there, I just
> haven't done anything with it (nor will I do so any time soon).
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