[pacman-dev] [PATCH] Added gpg-agent.conf to disable the gnupg scdaemon

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Wed Mar 14 07:44:51 UTC 2018

On 14/03/18 16:19, Eli Schwartz wrote:
> On 03/14/2018 02:02 AM, Allan McRae wrote:
>> On 27/02/18 23:27, Eric Renfro via pacman-dev wrote:
>>> This fixes an issue where smartcards, such a Yubikey, would cause the
>>> keyring to fail locally signing, thus also failing to verify signed
>>> packages.
>> I have been trying to figure out the issue here...
>> Is the issue that when a smartcard is plugged in, the pacman tries to
>> use that to locally sign the keys and not the master key in the pacman
>> keyring?
> Correct. For example see: https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=231018

Thanks - seems a sensible default configuration.   A user would need to
manually setup a smartcard for use with pacman-key.


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