A last word on --passphrase-fd

Werner Koch wk@gnupg.org
Fri, 21 Jan 2000 18:39:37 +0100

On Fri, 21 Jan 2000, Chuck Robey wrote:

> How does either of your two options deal with a process started on a
> regular basis by cron? No daemon to store the passphrase in ram with, and
> impossible to make interactive input.
Use unprotected keys. Encrypting something and storing the key on the same medium remembers if of DVDs :0) -- Werner Koch at guug.de www.gnupg.org keyid 621CC013 Boycott Amazon! - http://www.gnu.org/philosophy/amazon.html