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Re: [bug] PGG shows ?? when prompt for passphrase

From: Daiki Ueno
Subject: Re: [bug] PGG shows ?? when prompt for passphrase
Date: Sun, 17 Dec 2006 13:28:52 +0900
User-agent: T-gnus/6.17.2 (based on No Gnus v0.2) EMIKO/1.14.1 (Choanoflagellata) FLIM/1.14.5 (Demachiyanagi) APEL/10.6 EasyPG/0.0.8 MULE XEmacs/21.4 (patch 14) (Reasonable Discussion) (i686-pc-linux)

>>>>> In <address@hidden> 
>>>>>   Leo <address@hidden> wrote:
> > Second, nowadays gpg-agent is the recommended way to input passphrases.
> > In that case, we don't need such a more-than-necessarily-complicated
> > stuff at all.

> If this is intended, I'd like to move on to use gpg-agent. I found no
> document in helping me set this up. Any ideas?

* gpg-agent(1)

The usual way to run the agent is from the ~/.xsession file:

         eval `gpg-agent --daemon`

* emacs/man/pgg.texi

@defvar pgg-gpg-use-agent
When using GnuPG (gpg) as PGP scheme you can use @code{gpg-agent} for
address@hidden @code{gpg-agent} does not cache passphrases
but private keys.  On the other hand, from a users point of view this
technical difference isn't visible.}.  If address@hidden try to use a
running @code{gpg-agent}.  It defaults to @code{nil}.
Daiki Ueno

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