adding passphrases to gpg-agent
jalmeida at math.ist.utl.pt
Thu Nov 23 11:55:00 CET 2006
On Thu, 23 Nov 2006, Werner Koch wrote:
> On Thu, 23 Nov 2006 10:25, jalmeida at math.ist.utl.pt said:
>> Isn't there some way to do for gpg-agent what ssh-add does for
> No, gpg-agent works different.
> If you want to preset a passphrase, you may do so using
> gpg-preset-passphrase - there is a man page for it.
OK, that seems to do the job (not much different from ssh-add, is it?),
judging by the contents of
Now, my system doesn't have such command. I have gnupg 1.4.5 and
1.9.20. (OS is gentoo linux) Is gpg-preset-passphrase new to version
And what about gpgsm --dump-secret-keys, necessary to know the "keygrip"
argument of gpg-preset-passphrase? This is what I get:
$ gpgsm --dump-secret-keys
gpgsm: NOTE: THIS IS A DEVELOPMENT VERSION!
gpgsm: It is only intended for test purposes and should NOT be
gpgsm: used in a production environment or with production keys!
Did I misunderstood something, or is it just that I'm using a package
not recent enough?
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