Function to test passphrase
harakiri_23 at yahoo.com
Tue Feb 21 21:28:09 CET 2006
Simple - try to sign a file - use status-fd and catch
a GOOD_PASSPHRASE or BAD_PASSPHRASE from the stdout
--- Will McDonald <will at cs.wisc.edu> wrote:
> Any ideas here? I'm just looking for some pointers
> out how to do simple
> passphrase verification of a key. Any direction is
> On Thu, Feb 02, 2006 at 12:58:24PM -0600, Will
> McDonald wrote:
> > Hello,
> > I'd like to write a little program that would
> simply test whether a given
> > passphrase is correct or not for a private key,
> then return true or false.
> > I've looked at the sources, but it wasn't
> immediately obvious to me what gnupg
> > functions to start with. Obiously there are a few
> steps to this (loading the
> > private key, testing the passphrase)...
> > Can someone point me to which functions I should
> be looking at? Also, any
> > tips?
> > Thanks,
> > -will
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