Problem with migration from 1.2.4 to 2.0.9

Charly Avital shavital at
Tue Apr 12 14:21:48 CEST 2011

Michel Mansens wrote the following on 4/12/11 3:31 AM:
> can't connect to `/home/user/.gnupg/S.gpg-agent': No such file or directory
> gpg-agent[22946]: command get_passphrase failed: Operation cancelled
> gpg: cancelled by user
> Can't edit this key: General error
> How can I fix this? 

I tried to find out from the raw source of your e-mail what platform you
are running. But as it often happens with addresses, this
kind of information is not displayed.

The current stable gpg2 is 2.0.17.
How did you install 2.0.9?

2.0.9 uses gpg-agent to cache the passphrase, and pinentry to enter the
"can't connect to `/home/user/.gnupg/S.gpg-agent': No such file or
directory" is typical of gpg-agent not being activated.

I'm a Macintosh user, and I don't know enough about your problem to help
you really.
If you would post to the list more information about what OS you are
running (and its version), how you installed 2.0.9, and the output to
the following commands after the prompt in Terminal:

cat ~/.gpg-agent-info

I hope that more knowledgeable list members will be able to help.

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