Running gpg-agent and caching the passphrase

Gour-Gadadhara Dasa gour at
Sat May 21 07:39:17 UTC 2011

On Sat, 21 May 2011 08:34:21 +0200
Jens Jahnke <jan0sch at> wrote:

> But no matter what option I set the passphrase is not cached and there
> is no error message in the logs.
> I don't know if this is the right place to ask but the same setup was
> running on my linux box without problems so I guess this might be bsd
> related.

Have you considered to use (security/)keychain?

It's very handy for the purpose.

It's invoked by putting something like:

eval `keychain --eval id_rsa your_gpg_key` 

in e.g. your .zshrc.


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