faster way of determing if the passphrase is correct or not

Marcus Brinkmann marcus.brinkmann at
Thu Apr 14 10:44:17 CEST 2005

At Mon, 11 Apr 2005 17:09:19 +0200,
folkert at wrote:
> Ah yes, and split the passphrase-callback function into two: one for asking
> and one for freeing up buffers that might have been created in the first
> one.

That's very micro.

Anyway, I won't go out of my way to optimize GPGME for a password
cracker :) That's just not our target application.  Just as the others
said: Extract the relevant code out of GnuPG and put it into your


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