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Re: Small patch to enable use of gpg-agent with pgg

From: Daiki Ueno
Subject: Re: Small patch to enable use of gpg-agent with pgg
Date: Wed, 22 Mar 2006 21:25:06 +0900
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>>>>> In <address@hidden> 
>>>>>   Simon Josefsson <address@hidden> wrote:
> Sascha Wilde <address@hidden> writes:

> >> Is there a choice of utilizing --status-fd output?  That is, query a
> >> user for his passphrase only when gpg requested (i.e. we see
> >
> > I don't understand this point -- with the proposed patch the user
> > already only gets queried for the passphrase when gpg needs it -- or
> > am I missing something?

> Right now, pgg assume that gpg will need a passphrase so it asks the
> user for one.  It may be better if pgg postpone the passphrase query
> until gpg tell pgg that it needs a passphrase.  Then it is only
> queried for when it is needed.  This should be more reliable, but
> slightly more complicated to implement (asynchronous code).

Thanks for your explanation.  This is what I wanted to say.
We may need some experiments to see gpg use status fd as expected,

Anyway, I'll try to implement this.

Daiki Ueno

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