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Re: [PATCH] gpg-agent: search gpg-agent socket in $GNUPGHOME

From: Patrick Steinhardt <ps_at_pks.im>
Date: Thu, 27 Oct 2016 12:53:42 +0200

Hi Bert,

On Thu, Oct 27, 2016 at 11:54:06AM +0200, Bert Huijben wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Patrick Steinhardt [mailto:ps_at_pks.im]
> > Sent: donderdag 27 oktober 2016 11:15
> > To: Subversion <dev_at_subversion.apache.org>
> > Subject: [PATCH] gpg-agent: search gpg-agent socket in $GNUPGHOME
> >
> > Hi,
> >
> > a recent thread on issues with gpg-agent lead me to take a look
> > at how the gpg-agent socket is located in subversion. The current
> > code was lacking support for $GNUPGHOME, which allows a user to
> > relocate his gnupg configuration directory. As setting this
> > environment variable would also cause S.gpg-agent to be created
> > inside of $GNUPGHOME, we might fail to correctly locate the file
> > in this case.
> >
> > Attached patch fixes the problem.
>
> Hi Patrick,
>
> Last week (in r1766327) a slightly different patch was committed to resolve
> this (or a similar problem).
>
> This patch was nominated for backport to 1.9.x, so test input is very
> welcome.
>
> Do you know if we need both patches?
>
> Bert
> >
> > [[[
> > gpg_agent: search in $GNUPGHOME for gpg-agent socket
> >
> > The socket used to connect to the gpg-agent resides in the GnuPG
> > home directory, which is by default located at "$HOME/.gnupg".
> > But in fact, the home directory can be relocated by the user by
> > setting the environment variable GNUPGHOME, in which case the
> > gpg-agent socket will live at "$GNUPGHOME/S.gpg-agent".
> > Subversion does only search the standard home directory, though,
> > without evaluating $GNUPGHOME.
> >
> > Fix the issue by using the socket located at
> > "$GNUPGHOME/S.gpg-agent" instead of using "$HOME/.gnupg" when the
> > environment variable is set.
> >
> > * subversion/libsvn_subr/gpg_agent.c
> > (find_running_gpg_agent): evaluate $GNUPGHOME
> > ]]]

heh, funny. Guess my mirror was out of sync, so I didn't have
this commit yet. The commited fix is actually the same as my fix.
So this patch can be dropped.

Thanks,
Patrick

Received on 2016-10-27 12:53:50 CEST

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