[pkg-gnupg-maint] Bug#847380: Set GPG_TTY

Teemu Likonen tlikonen at iki.fi
Tue Jun 27 09:56:44 UTC 2017

Simon Huggins [2017-06-27 10:40:26+01] wrote:

> So setting GPG_TTY to $(tty) works but it's a pain having upgraded to
> stretch to have to search the net to find this based on the utterly
> unhelpful:
> gpg: public key decryption failed: Inappropriate ioctl for device

As "export GPG_TTY=$(tty)" is part of gpg-agent's so called user
interface (documented in the man page) I proposed[1] that it would be
added to /etc/skel/.bashrc so that it would be automatically there for
new users and new installs. There are no comments on that yet.

1. https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=847389

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