[Mageia-discuss] How can I kickstart pinentry-qt

Anne Wilson annew at kde.org
Tue Jun 19 15:29:41 CEST 2012

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On 18/06/12 23:41, David W. Hodgins wrote:
> On Mon, 18 Jun 2012 04:52:05 -0400, Anne Wilson <annew at kde.org>
> wrote:
>> On 17/06/12 19:28, David W. Hodgins wrote:
>>> On Sun, 17 Jun 2012 11:56:36 -0400, Anne Wilson
>>> <annew at kde.org> wrote:
>>>> different?  I have pinentry-qt installed, I ran through the
>>>> GPG wizard and everything looks fine, but I'm never asked for
>>>> a password, so I can't decrypt messages and I can't sign
>>>> them.
>>> See https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=5360#c8
>>> Regards, Dave Hodgins
>> Maybe I'm missing something, but that seemes to be exactly the
>> start of the existing gpg-agent.sh.  I'm really puzzled.
> It's line 8 of /etc/profile.d/gpg-agent.sh that needs to be
> deleted, then logout/in to start the gpg-agent.
> That line contains "-s /etc/mtab && \", which is a test the mtab 
> file exists, and is not zero size.  In Mageia 2, /etc/mtab has
> been replaced with a symlink to /proc/mounts, so the test fails,
> preventing gpg-agent from starting.  Just deleting that line fixes
> the problem.
> Regards, Dave Hodgins

It does indeed.  Thanks for the explanation.


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