using with su/sudo
Daniel Kahn Gillmor
dkg at fifthhorseman.net
Tue Oct 18 03:19:55 CEST 2016
On Sat 2016-10-15 11:34:14 -0400, John Lane wrote:
>> Then, the command "updatestartuptty" can fix the situation.
> I tried this and it worked, in a su/sudo I had to do this:
> $ script -q -c '(gpg-connect-agent updatestartuptty /bye; ssh-add
so the use of script here is to allocate a new pseudoterminal, to get an
independent tty, right?
this seems like a pretty roundabout way to get the result the user is
naively looking for. is it possible that we could offer some other
easier/simpler mechanism for users invoking gpg-agent for its ssh-agent
emulation across user accounts?
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