On Thu 2016-10-13 14:09:16 -0400, OmegaPhil wrote: > Enigmail is v1.9.5 via Get Addons (rather than the Debian package). > > I started playing with dirmngr.conf but then I realised you meant > gpg-agent.conf ;).
thanks, yes, you are correct :) > As soon as I did a killall to have gpg-agent load the new > configuration and try again, it worked - I know that gpg2 stuff has > updated recently, and my uptime is ~11d, so perhaps the update scripts > don't kill off gpg-agent when theres some incompatible change? That's right, the package upgrade scripts make no attempt to restart long-running user processes, for reasons i suspect you can imagine :) Can you review /var/log/dpkg.log to see what versions of gpg-agent you might have been running initially? I'm glad it's working for you now, anyway, though i'm still in the dark as to why it wasn't working for you before. --dkg
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