[FEATURE REQ, RFC], improving ergonomic HMI fingerprint cross
mooney at dogbert.cc.ndsu.NoDak.edu
Fri Jul 16 22:13:12 CEST 2004
In regard to: Re: [FEATURE REQ, RFC], improving ergonomic HMI fingerprint...:
>> Thanks, my preferred method would actually be:
>> gpg --fingerprint mooney | sed -ne 's/^.*Key fingerprint = //p' | callsign
>> but I showed the "easy and straightforward" method for the masses.
> Be careful with parsing gpg output. It is guaranteed to change
> eventually and break your code (plus matching on the string "Key
> fingerprint" only works if the language is English). The only output
> that will not change its format is --with-colons.
:-) You win, your method is better.
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