running gpg from another program

Werner Koch wk at
Thu Feb 4 21:09:39 CET 1999

Matthias Urlichs <smurf at> writes:

> Shared memory is somewhat ugly -- it may not be possible to lock the memory

So tell me another way to pass a very secret piece of memory from one
process to another.  Pipes can be used but it is ugly to.  

> down, and sometimes it's good to be able to screw security and write a
> quick mass-sign-or-whatever script with Perl or tcl which may or may not

So what's wrong with --passphrase-fd 3

> I'd like to apply the Perl motto -- there's more than one way to do it --
> here. ;-)

But GnuPG is not a language ;-)


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