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Re: [pkg-gnupg-maint] Beware of leftover gpg-agent processes

On Fri 2016-08-05 13:39:10 -0400, Peter Colberg wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 05, 2016 at 12:41:18PM -0400, Daniel Kahn Gillmor wrote:
>> On desktop systems (where i'd expect the majority of secret key access
>> happens), for folks who are running systemd, i recommend enabling the
>> systemd user services, as documented in
>> /usr/share/doc/{gnupg-agent,dirmngr}/README.Debian :
>>   systemctl --user enable gpg-agent
>>   systemctl --user enable dirmngr
> In this case one should also add
> no-autostart
> to ~/.gnupg/gpg.conf (or ~/.gnupg/gpg.conf-2 when using gpg1 in parallel).

I don't think there's any need to add no-autostart in this case.  in
particular, the daemon will already be running, so any consideration of
autostart will just detect and make use of the already-running daemon.



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