gpg-agent automatically use passphrase for signing subkey?

Werner Koch wk at
Sun Jul 24 20:00:28 CEST 2011

On Sat, 23 Jul 2011 16:30, kloecker at said:

> to use the cache for signing but not for decryption), so why not add 
> another option like --share-signing-and-decryption-cache? (I guess, if I 
> really wanted this I should provide a patch. :-) )

Actually an option is not even required.  When importing a secret key in
2.1 we try to use the same passphrase before assuming they are
different.  However this requires that we add a bit of extra code - I
think it can be done easily but there are more important tasks right



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