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bug#36784: Cannot generate key pair with GnuPG

From: Ricardo Wurmus
Subject: bug#36784: Cannot generate key pair with GnuPG
Date: Thu, 25 Jul 2019 15:34:07 +0200
User-agent: mu4e 1.2.0; emacs 26.2

Raghav Gururajan <address@hidden> writes:

>> Is there a good
>> reason not to include pinentry-tty or somemthing similarly small?
> It appears pinentry-tty is only console-based. If graphical
> applications like MUA, Key Managers etc require pinentry-program, it
> usually uses pop-up (gui) for passphrase input. Since pinentry provides
> both console and gui, I suggested it as it will be well-rounded
> solution. :)

I guess the reason for not adding a graphical pinentry is that this
would increase the package closure of the gnupg package.

Perhaps we should add gnupg-minimal for use in other package


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