[cygwin] gpg-agent with ssh support ?

Brian Minton brian at minton.name
Wed Mar 11 14:28:10 CET 2015

I would like to second the request for this feature.

On Wed, Mar 11, 2015, 6:23 AM Werner Koch <wk at gnupg.org> wrote:

> On Wed, 11 Mar 2015 07:18, xavier at maillard.im said:
> > I enabled ssh support in the gpg-agent.conf file as usual and I
> > clearly see the socket files for both GNUpg and SSH.
> The Unix Domain Socket emulation used by Cygwin is different from the
> emulation used by GnuPG on Windows.  Recall that Cygwin is its own OS on
> top of Windows.  You may try to build GnuPG for Cygwin and install this.
> However, I would not suggest this.
> The standard ssh client on Windows seems to be Putty; you may use it
> with the native GnuPG for Windows (i.e. Gpg4win) by using the option
> --enable-putty-support instead of --enable-ssh-support.
> > Do you know a way to fix that and only use gpg-agent as my sole agent
> > entry point for both gpg and ssh ?
> IIRC, gniibe once posted a description on how Cygwin's socket emulation
> works on Windows.  It might be possible to add this to gpg-agent.
> Salam-Shalom,
>    Werner
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