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gpg-agent spawning all-consuming scdaemon process
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I just added a rule in /.gnupg/gpg-agent.conf to disable scdaemon, but before I
did, I was routinely returning to my computer to find that gpg-agent had started
scdaemon (which I don't use), and that scdaemon had grown to over a gigabyte in
size.

The system is an Arch Linux installation, up to date as of 2013-04-25, running off
a 32gb MicroSD card with no swap.

I can't find any relevant log entries - advice on what to attach for diagnosis
would be appreciated.

http://unix.stackexchange.com/questions/73181/why-is-scdaemon-ballooning-out-of-
control

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What version of GnuPG is that?

To be useful bug report, please specify version number of your program. Also,
please show us your configuration file (if any). Specifically, do you have
enable-ssh-support option for gpg-agent?

To diagnose, please create a file .gnupg/scdaemon.conf with something like:

debug-level guru
debug-all

log-file /var/tmp/scd.log

Let us know the content of the file, when you see the problem.