[cygwin] gpg-agent with ssh support ?

Xavier Maillard xavier at maillard.im
Thu Mar 12 06:27:09 CET 2015

Doug Barton <dougb at dougbarton.email> writes:

> On 3/11/15 3:15 AM, Werner Koch wrote:
>> 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.
> PuTTY also has its own agent support, which works quite well. I'm not
> sure why it's necessary to reinvent the wheel here. :)

Still, one has to install a new piece of software but, in my case, it
can be ok.

So, just to be sure I understand:

1. install putty
2. put enable-putty-support into gpg-agent.conf
3. gpg-connect-agent reloadagent /bye
4. enjoy ?

-- Xavier.

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