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I am just wondering how can VC can be used to sign commit using gpg, Currently I am using vc without sign mean I am using vc-next-action to perform git commit

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vc doesn't know anything about signing commits. magit does, though. If you're willing to have all your commits signed you can set commit.gpgSign in your git configuration file.

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  • I'll use commit.gpgSign in git local configuration then. That solves my problem. Thanks! – nerding_it Sep 29 '20 at 15:58
  • Does it ask for passphrase? Mine is failing because there is not tty to ask for passphrase. – Pankaj Jangid Oct 4 '20 at 17:15
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    @Jangid, you should look through the existing questions on how to use gpg with emacs, I'm certain this has been answered before. – rpluim Oct 5 '20 at 14:12
  • @rpluim, my gpg is working fine with emacs. I can encrypt files with .gpg extension, I can sign and encrypt emails. But only vc things are not working with gpg. As a workaround what I do is this. I run a pull request on cli, enter passphrase and because the ttl is set to about 10 mins, vc-next-action works without going into passphrase phase. – Pankaj Jangid Oct 6 '20 at 3:59
  • I get prompted by gpg-agent (admittedly a gui popup) when signing a commit. You should perhaps ask a separate question. – rpluim Oct 6 '20 at 8:23

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