GPG 2.0.1 No passphrase
DuerbuschT at stlouiscity.com
Tue Jan 30 22:07:43 CET 2007
I downloaded and compiled the GPG 2.0.1 release (SLES 9, 64 bit for
When I do the:
1 DSA and Elgamal
y yes this is correct
My at email.address
o ok this is correct
But then, it doesn't ask me for a passphrase. It seems to directly go
into calculating the key. As in it asks me the question, but doesn't
wait for the answer:
Change (N)ame, (C)omment, (E)mail or (O)kay/(Q)uit? o
You need a Passphrase to protect your secret key.
gpg-agent: directory `/home/boat1/.gnupg/private-keys-v1.d'
gpg: DBG: connection to agent established
gpg-agent: can't connect server: `ERR 67109133 can't exec
`/usr/local/bin/pinentry': No such file or directory'
gpg-agent: can't connect to the PIN entry module: IPC connect
gpg-agent: command get_passphrase failed: No pinentry
gpg: problem with the agent: No pinentry
You don't want a passphrase - this is probably a *bad* idea!
I will do it anyway. You can change your passphrase at any time,
using this program with the option "--edit-key".
We need to generate a lot of random bytes. It is a good idea to
some other action (type on the keyboard, move the mouse, utilize the
disks) during the prime generation; this gives the random number
generator a better chance to gain enough entropy.
Is this an error in the code or am I just not seeing the option that
needs to be on the command line? gpg (1.4) does wait for the
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