Change the location of the gpg-agent socket?

Werner Koch wk at
Wed Apr 6 17:09:34 CEST 2016

On Wed,  6 Apr 2016 16:24, dick.visser at said:

> Background, .gnupg being a configuration directory, and sockets seem

No, it is not a configuration directory.  All your keys and other var
data lives there as well.

> like a weird thing for a configuration directory. System sockets
> aren't created in /etc/ either but usually in /var/run or something.

It is not a system socket but a per-user socket.  Anyway, we are
planning to move the socket to /run/user/<uid>/gnupg/ to keep the socket
name short enough for the socket API.



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