Daniel Kahn Gillmor writes ("Re: [pkg-gnupg-maint] Bug#841143: Suspected race 
in gpg1 to gpg2   conversion or agent startup"):
> On Mon 2016-10-17 20:50:02 -0400, Ian Jackson wrote:
> > I have now, for the 2nd time, seen an unexplained failure while
> > running the dgit test suite, looking like this:
> >
> > + gpg --detach-sign --armor -u 39B13D8A .git/dgit/tag.tmp
> > gpg: WARNING: unsafe permissions on homedir 
> > '/home/ian/things/Dgit/dgit/tests/tmp/distropatches-reject/gnupg'
> Is it possible to create this homedir with mode 0700 ?  aiui, gpg-agent
> doesn't want to create its sockets in a directory that other users have
> read and write access to.

It would be possible, but it would be somewhat undesirable (for no
other reason than that these are all test keys and test data and test
results, which people might want to share).

I can try if doing that works around the problem, but I guess even if
it does there's a real bug here ?  I'm happy to try to help find it.


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