maiden_taiwan (Dan)
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May 28 2019, 1:01 AM (20 w, 6 d)
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Sep 4 2019

clonedrad awarded T4583: pinentry-tty should accept backspace, delete, and ctrl-U a Mountain of Wealth token.
Sep 4 2019, 3:21 PM · Bug Report

Jun 28 2019

maiden_taiwan created T4589: gpg man page gives incomplete instructions for 3 passphrase-related options.
Jun 28 2019, 2:28 AM · gnupg (gpg22), Documentation, Bug Report

Jun 26 2019

maiden_taiwan created T4585: pinentry-tty mishandles ctrl-C.
Jun 26 2019, 6:00 AM · Bug Report
maiden_taiwan added a comment to T4583: pinentry-tty should accept backspace, delete, and ctrl-U.

Thank you. I just downloaded the source for pinentry-1.1.0 and changed this line:

Jun 26 2019, 4:34 AM · Bug Report

Jun 25 2019

maiden_taiwan set Version to 2.2.4 on T4583: pinentry-tty should accept backspace, delete, and ctrl-U.
Jun 25 2019, 5:32 PM · Bug Report
maiden_taiwan updated the task description for T4583: pinentry-tty should accept backspace, delete, and ctrl-U.
Jun 25 2019, 5:32 PM · Bug Report
maiden_taiwan created T4583: pinentry-tty should accept backspace, delete, and ctrl-U.
Jun 25 2019, 5:31 PM · Bug Report

Jun 4 2019

maiden_taiwan closed T4542: gpg-agent loses characters when prompting for a GPG passphrase over SSH in Emacs as Resolved.

No worries -- you led me in the direction of a solution when you mentioned loopback mode. I appreciate your time and your help!

Jun 4 2019, 2:34 AM · Emacs, Documentation, pinentry, Bug Report

Jun 3 2019

maiden_taiwan added a comment to T4542: gpg-agent loses characters when prompting for a GPG passphrase over SSH in Emacs.

I found these instructions for pinentry loopback in Emacs, and they worked!

Jun 3 2019, 5:43 PM · Emacs, Documentation, pinentry, Bug Report
maiden_taiwan added a comment to T4542: gpg-agent loses characters when prompting for a GPG passphrase over SSH in Emacs.

When you can configure it properly, there is a way to workaround it.

Jun 3 2019, 5:28 PM · Emacs, Documentation, pinentry, Bug Report
maiden_taiwan added a comment to T4542: gpg-agent loses characters when prompting for a GPG passphrase over SSH in Emacs.

Thank you for that analysis. I don't understand some of the parts (because I don't know anything about pinentry), but I do have some questions.

Jun 3 2019, 2:40 AM · Emacs, Documentation, pinentry, Bug Report

May 31 2019

maiden_taiwan added a comment to T4542: gpg-agent loses characters when prompting for a GPG passphrase over SSH in Emacs.

Please let me know if I can run any other tests to help debug this issue. I'm happy to help.

May 31 2019, 8:05 PM · Emacs, Documentation, pinentry, Bug Report

May 28 2019

maiden_taiwan added a comment to T4542: gpg-agent loses characters when prompting for a GPG passphrase over SSH in Emacs.

I should add that using gpg on the command line works fine over SSH. The problem occurs only inside Emacs over SSH.

May 28 2019, 5:22 PM · Emacs, Documentation, pinentry, Bug Report
maiden_taiwan added a comment to T4542: gpg-agent loses characters when prompting for a GPG passphrase over SSH in Emacs.

Ah, I added the --verbose option and got this output (sanitized by me):

May 28 2019, 5:19 PM · Emacs, Documentation, pinentry, Bug Report
maiden_taiwan added a comment to T4542: gpg-agent loses characters when prompting for a GPG passphrase over SSH in Emacs.

Thank you, werner. Could you please tell me an exact GPG command to do this signing, and tell me where the output line should appear? I tried this command on the command line:

May 28 2019, 5:10 PM · Emacs, Documentation, pinentry, Bug Report
maiden_taiwan added a comment to T4542: gpg-agent loses characters when prompting for a GPG passphrase over SSH in Emacs.

I also tried adding this to my gpg-agent.conf file:

May 28 2019, 2:05 PM · Emacs, Documentation, pinentry, Bug Report
maiden_taiwan added a comment to T4542: gpg-agent loses characters when prompting for a GPG passphrase over SSH in Emacs.

Oh, in case it wasn't clear, the idea that another application (GNU emacs) is receiving keystrokes meant for the gpg-agent prompt is probably a security risk....

May 28 2019, 2:01 PM · Emacs, Documentation, pinentry, Bug Report
maiden_taiwan created T4542: gpg-agent loses characters when prompting for a GPG passphrase over SSH in Emacs.
May 28 2019, 2:00 PM · Emacs, Documentation, pinentry, Bug Report