gpg-agent has to be restarted after GnuPG SmartCard pulled from reader

Kristian Fiskerstrand kristian.fiskerstrand at
Fri Jan 6 10:30:25 CET 2017

On 01/06/2017 10:06 AM, gnupg-users.dirk at wrote:
> p.s. in the meantime a made a script which tails the scdaemon.log and
> waits for "Removal of a card:"
> and then kills the gpg-agent. Not a proper solution - but working so far.

Why not use udev rule to watch for removal event?

Kristian Fiskerstrand
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