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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 http://www.gnupg.org/aegypten/ 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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