invalid gpg key revocation

Werner Koch wk at
Wed Mar 14 09:58:50 CET 2012

On Wed,  7 Mar 2012 21:45, dkg at said:

> As i understand it, this is true for gpg-agent for gpgsm (S/MIME) in
> general, and for all operations (including OpenPGP) using the
> as-yet-unreleased gpg 2.1.  But for those of us using gpg-agent for

That is correct.

> OpenPGP operations for gpg 1.x or 2.0.x, you can indeed extract the
> passphrase from the agent. :/

Note that one feature of gpg-agent is a generic passphrase caching
mechanism.  This is what gpg < 2.1 uses and other applications are free
to use this feature as well.



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