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Re: problem with gnupg2 not prompting for passphrase
- From: Thomas Wolff <towo at towo dot net>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Mon, 10 Jul 2017 21:42:28 +0200
- Subject: Re: problem with gnupg2 not prompting for passphrase
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- References: <email@example.com>
Am 10.07.2017 um 16:29 schrieb jeff:
This suggests your gnupg2 is not a cygwin program. Unfortunately,
interoperability of non-cygwin programs with cygwin terminal I/O is
limited. You might want to use the winpty wrapper.
I installed gnupg2 and several versions of pinentry.
When I try to use it with engmail on thunderbird, I don't get prompted
for a passphrase.
My engmail setup works with a standalone version of gnupg2.
it also used to work with cygwin gnupg1 (before engmail required gnupg2).
When I invoke gnupg2 from the command line:
xeon:/cygdrive/u:502: gpg2 --output fred.good --decrypt fred.gpg
gpg: encrypted with 4096-bit RSA key, ID A3791E7DD935A424, created
"Jeff Deifik <firstname.lastname@example.org>"
gpg: public key decryption failed: No such device or address
gpg: decryption failed: No secret key
I should get something like:
You need a passphrase to unlock the secret key for
user: "Blake (Executioner) <email@example.com>"
1024-bit ELG-E key, ID 5C8CBD41, created 1999-06-04 (main key ID 9E98BC16)
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