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bug#15559: 24.3.50; epg.el: pinentry prompt is not specific


From: Lars Ingebrigtsen
Subject: bug#15559: 24.3.50; epg.el: pinentry prompt is not specific
Date: Fri, 30 Aug 2019 13:06:15 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/27.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Ted Zlatanov <address@hidden> writes:

> In any case, the problem is that the pinentry dialog is not showing the
> filename or anything else to identify which passphrase is requested.  I
> can't tell how to change that with GnuPG command-line options, although
> I could conceivably write my own pinentry program and use that with some
> environment variables to set the message appropriately.  So I don't
> think epg.el can fix this issue from the Emacs side.

I spent ten minutes googling and reading man pages, but I don't see any
way to control the prompt from the gpg pinentry program.

Does anybody know whether this is possible?  I agree that it would be a
good idea if the prompt say what you're being prompted for.

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