Multiple Instances of gpg-agent
mlisten at hammernoch.net
Sat Jan 9 20:38:49 CET 2010
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Jason French wrote on 05.01.10 21:45:
> Despite having near identical configurations between my work and home
> iMacs, I've noticed that at home it's not unusual to see 15 to 30
> instances of gpg-agent processes open. I've been unable to remedy the
> situation, probably caused by my home iMac being around longer and
> suffering from multiple installs of GPGMail
> MacGPG, MacGPG2, and Enigmail.
> My understanding is that it retains secret keys. Is there anyway to
> find out what keeps invoking so many instances of gpg-agent? I was
> unable to find anything in the email archives.
First, please have a look in
Is there more multiple entries? Remove all but one, if yes.
Second, have a look into your Start Objects (which are opened at login).
Are there multiple entries for "start-gpg-agent"? Remove all but one.
This should get your gpg installation working again.
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