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Re: About the removal of pinentry.el

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: About the removal of pinentry.el
Date: Tue, 16 Jan 2018 20:21:05 +0200

> From: Nicolas Petton <address@hidden>
> Cc: address@hidden, address@hidden, address@hidden
> Date: Tue, 16 Jan 2018 18:16:54 +0100
> > It's okay, but I'd prefer not to remove the paragraph that explained
> > why the package was removed.  Without it the removal sounds rather
> > arbitrary.
> It does say that epa-pinentry-mode can now be set to loopback in which
> case pinentry.el is not needed anymore for epa to use Emacs' minibuffer
> to prompt for passphrases.

Yes, but that's just part of the story, and it isn't immediately
apparent how that explains the removal.

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