gpg-agent: hide my passphrase length

arno. arno. at
Mon Jan 1 01:30:49 CET 2007

I just discovered gpg-agent and it's useful to type my passphrase less

Without gpg-agent, when gpg prompts me for a passphrase, it does not
display the number of characters I type. But when I enter my passphrase
in gpg-agent, a star is displayed for every letter I type (I use
pinentry-curses as a backend).

So, I feel less secure. It may not be so important, but I don't like it
when people can see length of my passwords. I looked for a way to change
that behaviour, but found none.

Do you known of a solution ?

thanks a lot
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