Smartcard PIN change via card reader keypad?

Simon Josefsson simon at
Mon Jun 7 15:24:01 CEST 2010

Hauke Laging <mailinglisten at> writes:

> Am Montag 07 Juni 2010 08:22:07 schrieb Simon Josefsson:
>> I'm using the keyboard on my smartcard reader to enter the PIN and it
>> works fine with GnuPG.  I'm using a SCM SPR-532.  Maybe your reader
>> isn't supported?
> I have that reader model, too. The normal card usage works. (Not without 
> problems but I don't know whether they are software or hardware related.)
> When I use the keys on the card then gpg always asks me to use the reader 
> keypad. Do you have a special configuration so that it does this for changing 
> the PIN, too?

Oops, sorry I didn't notice your question was only about changing the
PIN.  I don't recall testing this, so I'm not sure it is using the
reader keypad or not.


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