how can I use/test pinentry?

Werner Koch wk at
Tue Oct 2 22:59:49 CEST 2007

On Mon,  1 Oct 2007 20:17, BrunosJunk at said:

> I have an app that is barfing trying to call pinentry.  I was to try
> calling pinentry manually to make sure that it is doing the right
> thing.  Information is very parse.  Based on...

What about looking into the manual (

> prompt me with: "OK Your orders please" and the only thing I have
> found that doesn't give an "ERR 103 unknown command" is "OPTION ..."


Displays a simple dialog

  SETPROMPT This+is+my+prompt

Changes the prompt to "This is my prompt"

  SETERROR Try again

Display "Try again"., etc.



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