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

Dashamir Hoxha dashohoxha at gmail.com
Tue May 10 10:24:28 CEST 2016

On Tue, May 10, 2016 at 9:47 AM, Carola Grunwald <caro at nymph.paranoici.org>
> Meanwhile I'm sure it's a bug similar to
> https://bugs.gnupg.org/gnupg/issue2324.

Some other people may claim that it is a feature.
I am not able to judge on these issues, so I have no opinion.

> >But I just realized that you can delete everything on
> >"$GNUPGHOME/private-keys-v1.d/" and all the private keys will be deleted,
> >no questions asked. This is simpler and cleaner.
> That's not future-proof.
> When GPG caches file system data it may fail.

Maybe. But at least for 2.1.11 and 2.1.12 it works.
On the future we will see what to do.
Cross the bridge when you are at the bridge :)

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