Enable loopback mode for pinentry
To be able to use gpg commit signing with emacs running in terminal, pinentry loopback mode should be enabled for gpg agent.
- Add pinentry-mode loopback to ~/.gnupg/gpg.conf
- Add allow-loopback-entry to ~/.gnupg/gpg-agent.conf
- Reload the agent: gpgconf –reload gpg-agent
- stackoverflow answer
- random blog post site seems abandoned so the link may not be accessible by the time you’re reading this