Use the same passphrase for PGP and SSH keys and get prompted only once by gpg-agent

Werner Koch wk at
Tue Feb 13 16:55:19 CET 2018

On Tue, 13 Feb 2018 15:03, ambrevar at said:

> Thanks for the detailed answer.  But why not doing it for SSH then?

I like to see when an ssh key is used the first time.  Note that the
maximum caching time for ssh keys can be configured independent from the
caching time of other keys.

> Just because it's less common?  Would there be any way to configure this?

No, there is no way to configure an extra hack to also test a passphrase
for an ssh key.



Die Gedanken sind frei.  Ausnahmen regelt ein Bundesgesetz.
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