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2.19.  RHEA-2009:1293: pinentry

A new package, pinentry, is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.
Pinentry is a collection of simple PIN or passphrase entry dialogs which utilize the Assuan protocol as described by the aegypten project; see for details. The pinentry package also contains the curses (text) based version of the PIN entry dialog.
This new package is required by the new gnupg2 utility. GnuPG 2.0 is a newer version of GnuPG, a tool for secure communication and data storage. GnuPG 2.0 derives from a different design philosophy and includes additional support for S/MIME. (BZ#484188)
Anyone wishing to use GnuPG 2 is advised to also install this new package.

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