Can I wipe the original un-encrypted file in GPG?
Sun, 29 Oct 2000 19:41:47 -0600 (CST)
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Kevin Hung, at 17:05 -0800 on Sun, 29 Oct 2000, wrote:
> In PGP, after I encrypt a file using either symmetric or public key
> encryption, I have an option to "wipe" the original file. Using "wipe"
> is better than simply deleting the file. Is there a "wipe" option in
This is not the responsibility of GnuPG to perform; there are other tools
to perform this action. In any case, trying to perform 'good wipes' is
generally wild goose chase, full of problems and holes, and often not
possible to do in any fashion.
Frank Tobin http://www.uiuc.edu/~ftobin/
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