Can gpg -e be fast enough for backup on DV tapes?

Sven.Hartrumpf at Sven.Hartrumpf at
Thu Dec 30 22:27:51 CET 2004

On 27 Dec 2004, Florian Weimer <fw at> wrote:

> > Very nice solution so far. But if I add "gpg -e" before rsbep
> > pipes break probably because "gpg -e" is too slow to maintain the
> > required speed (Firewire speed).
> >
> > How can I solve this problem?
> Try to turn off compression.

This (adding -z 0 to the gpg call) solved my problem! Thanks a lot.
> (It would be nice if GnuPG supported LZO compression, BTW. 8-)


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