[Gpg4win-users-en] Caching passphrase

Werner Koch wk at gnupg.org
Mon Oct 19 13:58:28 CEST 2009

On Mon, 19 Oct 2009 12:52, kushwaha at netsolutionsindia.com said:

> upgrade (I believe when Kleopatra was introduced?), pinentry.exe
> rather than the CM plugin's edit box, started taking passphrase input
> which I'm guessing is a good and expected thing.

You are now using GnuPG 2 which must use the gpg-agent with its
passphrase caching capability.

> me to type my rather long passphrase again. I was hoping to have it
> cached for at least 30-40 minutes, maybe an hour.

The default caching time is 10 minutes.  o can change that eitehyr
directly in the gpg-agent config file or easier with Kleopatra's or
GPA's preference dialog.  Use the gpg-agent tab.



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