Agent forwarding failure when the socketdir was autodeleted

Werner Koch wk at
Wed Oct 5 09:42:21 CEST 2016

On Tue,  4 Oct 2016 20:49, aheinecke at said:

> My current workaround is to connect first and start dirmngr on the remote 
> machine (to get the socketdir created and used). And then connect with ssh 
> socket forwarding. This is a bit clunky to use.

You may use 

  gpgconf --create-socketdir

to create the directory w/o running any daemon.  It is a NOP if the
directory already exists.



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