Where to save passphrases?

Sudhir Khanger sudhir at sudhirkhanger.com
Sat Jul 26 15:05:09 CEST 2014

On Sat, Jul 26, 2014 at 5:13 PM, Mathias Bauer <mbauer at mailbox.org> wrote:
> I think you should invest some time to go through the man pages
> of all the commands you intend to use.  For example gpg-agent(1):
>   --default-cache-ttl n
>       Set the time a cache entry is valid to n seconds.  The
>       default is 600 seconds.
>   --max-cache-ttl n
>       Set the maximum time a cache entry is valid to n seconds.
>       After this time a cache entry will be expired even if it
>       has been accessed recently.  The default is 2 hours (7200
>       seconds).
> If unsure, keep using the defaults.

I use those for an arbitrary 400 days to keep passphrases cached the
whole session.

I have been reading up on GnuPG but I haven't found good articles on
safe practices and workflow. So that is why I had start a discussion

Sudhir Khanger.

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