non-functioning --switch?

raf raf at
Tue Oct 24 19:49:35 CEST 2000

Werner Koch wrote:

> On Fri, 20 Oct 2000, John J. Kane wrote:
> > ver. 1.0.3 Windows binary, Win95.   Verbatim:
> > 
> >   C:\gnupg\> gpg --no-secmem-warning
> >   gpg: Please note that you don't have secure memory
> --no-secmem-warning does only work on system which are capable of
> locking memory.  There is currently no easy way to do this under
> Windows and I considere to remove this message for Windows.  Even
> with a (free) device driver which can be used to protect memory it
> might not make sense at all, given all the other ways to snoop on
> Windows memory or break into the system.
>  Werner

nah. leave the message there.
otherwise they might be lulled
into a false sense of security :)


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