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Cocoa interface for the password entry software pinentry.

Cocoa interface for the password entry software pinentry. It is based on the upstream version of pinentry, adding a custom interface based on Cocoa for OS X look and feel.

Version: 0.9.4 License: GPL-3+ GitHub
Maintainers Ionic
Categories aqua security
Platforms macosx
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If you previously didn't have pinentry or gpg-agent installed and pinentry-mac has been installed as a dependency of gpg-agent, you don't need to do anything to use pinentry-mac.

If you want to switch to the GTK2, ncurses or Qt4 based pinentry program, please install pinentry with the correct use flags and follow the instructions below substituting the pinentry-mac program path with ${prefix}/bin/pinentry.

If you previously had pinentry and gpg-agent installed and would like to switch to pinentry-mac, you will have to set it as your pinentry program in $HOME/.gnupg/gpg-agent.conf.

Add the following line to the mentioned file:
pinentry-program /Applications/MacPorts/

Be sure to comment previous "pinentry-program" lines, for example:

pinentry-program SAMPLE


#pinentry-program SAMPLE

Afterwards, run
killall -HUP gpg-agent

or simply log out and back in again.

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