gpg invocation on machines sharing an NFS-mounted $HOME totally broken with 2.1 (was Re: agent forwarding (via ssh)...)

Nix nix at
Mon Sep 21 15:04:31 CEST 2015

On 21 Sep 2015, nix at stated:

> On 21 Sep 2015, nix at verbalised:
>> We are now in serious trouble -- gpg-agent cannot do anything, and half
>> the time it's wedged so hard only kill -9 will get rid of it.
> A terrible, hacky workaround is to change *_SOCK_NAME in to
> place all the sockets in a new subdirectory of .gnupg (I called it
> 'sockets') and then have the boot process populate a subdirectory of
> /run with per-user directories readable only by the local user and

I mean, obviously, 'readable only by that user and a local filesystem'.
I shouldn't try to compose mails on zero minutes sleep... :/

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