Load keychain environment variables
Keychain is a script that manages ssh-agent and gpg-agent. It is
typically run from the shell's initialization file. It allows your
shells and cron jobs to share a single
When keychain is run, it checks for running agent, otherwise it
starts them. It saves the agents' environment variables to files
~/.keychain/, so that subsequent shells can source these
When Emacs is started under X11 and not directly from a terminal these variables are not set. This library looks for these files created by keychain and then sets Emacs' environment variables accordingly. It does not actually run keychain, so you still have to run that from a login shell first.
To use run the function
keychain-refresh-environment in your
init file. If keychain has not been run yet when you start Emacs
you can also later call that function interactively.