signing files from php script
Mon, 22 Jan 2001 14:43:03 +0100
On Mon, Jan 22, 2001 at 02:12:18PM +0100, Juan Antonio Martinez wrote:
> > $pipe = "/usr/bin/gpg -o output_file --homedir path/to/gnupg";
> > $fd=popen($pipe,"w");
> > fwrite($fd,$msg);
> > fclose($fd);
> It doesn't work... my problem is that gpg allways ask me for a
> passphrase and cannot find any valid way to provide it from a apache/php3
> script. perhaps via a "dummy program..." but seems to me not a very good way
> to do the right thing...
What about this?
$pipe = "/usr/bin/gpg --passphrase-fd=0";
$fd = popen( $pipe, "w" );
fwrite( $fd, $passphrase );
fwrite( $fd, $msg );
fclose( $fd );
Then gpg asks for the passphrase on the stdin. First we
wrote the passphrase to the pipe and then the message, that
should work (hopefully ;-)).
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