Secret keys won't delete
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Description

Hello there.

I'm running gpg 2.1.23/ libgcrypt 1.8.0 on 32-bit WinXP SP3 and I can't seem to delete any secret key with "--delete-secret-key mysecretkey".

Deleting a public key with "--delete-key somepublickey" works perfectly fine.

The error I'm getting is "deleting secret key failed: No pinentry", though I have "pinentry-mode loopback" set in gpg.conf (and for the record, setting it directly from the command line doesn't make a difference either).

What could possibly be the cause of this problem?
Best regards and a big thank you to the developers of this most excellent piece of software.

Details

Version
2.1.23
marcus triaged this task as Low priority.