[pkg-gnupg-maint] Bug#864788: Bug#864788: Bug#864788: cache TTL values ignored for smartcard PINs

martin f krafft madduck at debian.org
Fri Jun 16 18:26:06 UTC 2017

also sprach Werner Koch <wk at gnupg.org> [2017-06-15 21:40 +0200]:
> A workaround is to force a reset of the card by putting
>   card-timeout N
> in scdaemon.conf which shuts down the card after N seconds.  Well, as of
> now N is just a binary flag to tell sdaemon to shutdown the card at the
> next timer tick; thus immediately after an operation.

I tried card-timeout 5 just now and even after 10 seconds, I can
sign messages without a PIN just fine… multiple times. So either
I am doing it wrong or it's doing it wrong ;)

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