[Gpg4win-users-en] pinentry-qt passphrase window pops up on Windows Notification of signed email arrival

Andre Heinecke aheinecke at gnupg.org
Wed Jan 30 14:30:48 CET 2019


On Wednesday, January 30, 2019 1:27:03 PM CET Sam Kirsch wrote:
> We'll have to look into addons, I had not considered that, though, our test
> platform has most of the addins installed you'd find in our organization, the
> department using GPG4WIN may very well have some extra addons.

It would be interesting to hear if you find an addon causing this

> I had considered that as an alternative.  I was planning on extending the
> cache timeout actually - you mentioned a timeout per session though and I
> don't see a specific setting like that;  Am I to understand that if I set the
> cache expirations extremely high the cache still times out if the windows
> session ends?

Yes that is what I mean. The passphrase is cached in the process "gpg-agent" 
which is a normal user process and so it is killed if the user logs out.


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