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Re: Fix needed for communication with gpg-agent

From: Sascha Wilde
Subject: Re: Fix needed for communication with gpg-agent
Date: Fri, 23 Feb 2007 21:01:52 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.93 (gnu/linux)

Chong Yidong <address@hidden> wrote:
> Sascha Wilde <address@hidden> writes:
>> I think this suggestion is based on a misunderstanding -- the security
>> problems in the current implementation (when not using gpg-agent) has
>> nothing to do with caching, it comes form the fact, that emacs writes
>> the the passphrase to an temporary file (which is then feed to gpg).
> Maybe I'm confused, but I think this is not the problem.

I just had a look at the source, you are right, this problem was
fixed -- it seems it is me who was confused...

Sascha Wilde
Well, *my* brain likes to think it's vastly more powerful than any
finite Turing machine but it hasn't proven that to me...
  -- Christopher Koppler in comp.lang.lisp

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