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gpg outputs info to the tty despite that it used the Pinentry
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For historic reasons gpg seems to output strings like
“You need a passphrase to unlock the secret key for...” to the tty and not to the log stream/stderr.

It should do this only in passphrase-loopback mode.

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This was actually reported against 2.0.31 which reached EOL 8 months ago.