using verify over stdin

David Shaw dshaw at
Tue Nov 5 14:14:02 CET 2002

On Tue, Nov 05, 2002 at 02:07:54AM -0800, Justin Karneges wrote:
> Thanks! :)
> Now one last problem.  Why when I use --passphrase-fd, it blocks program 
> execution even though it has not sent NEED_PASSPHRASE to the status-fd?
> My plan was to always use --passphrase-fd and have a pipe ready,
> just in case a particular operation needs a passphrase.

--passphrase-fd is separate from --status-fd.  If you use
--passphrase-fd, it always (needed or not) reads the passphrase in
during startup.


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