how to suppress new "insecure passphrase" warning

Werner Koch wk at
Thu Sep 17 19:31:21 CEST 2020

On Wed, 16 Sep 2020 15:03, Alan Bram said:
> I have been using gnupg for a few years now, with no change in the way I
> invoke it. Recently (I guess my package manager updated to a new version:
> 2.2.23) it started injecting a warning about "insecure passphrase" and
> suggesting that I ought to include a digit or special character.

Please check your configuration in gpg-agent.conf.  Is there a
min-passphrase-nonalpha option set?  Note that some external software
may have modified your configuration.



Die Gedanken sind frei.  Ausnahmen regelt ein Bundesgesetz.
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