'No pinentry' error (--pinentry-mode loopback with --delete-secret-and-public-key)

Dashamir Hoxha dashohoxha at gmail.com
Sat May 7 14:18:39 CEST 2016

On Sat, May 7, 2016 at 12:59 PM, Carola Grunwald <caro at nymph.paranoici.org>

> Hello,
> on Wed,  4 May 2016 22:55:34 +0000 (UTC), I wrote:
> >I need help with GnuPG 2.1.12 migrating an encryption tool from 1.4.20.
> >
> >I'm trying to run the --delete-secret-and-public-key command with the
> >passphrase entered through stdin, which doesn't get activated ('delete
> >key failed: No pinentry').  With --export-secret-keys I was successful
> >this way (also added below).  Or can I use --passphrase somehow?

Have you tried: `gpg --batch --delete-secret-and-public-keys "fingerprint"`
This works for me and it does not ask for a passphrase.

Take care,
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