Perl, GPG, and --passphrase-fd

Christopher Maujean
Thu Jun 7 23:45:01 2001

umm, correct me if I'm wrong, but doesn't hardcoding the passphrase in a 
text file somewhere Completely break, destroy, invalidate, and otherwise 
mangle the whole point of encryption?

Frank Tobin wrote:

>, at 09:29 on Thu, 7 Jun 2001, wrote:
> "How do I invoke decryption with a passphrase and avoid getting prompted
> for a passphrase?"
> That is great! - but I cannot seem to figure how to get at the file
> descriptor that Perl is looking to use. Has anyone used this option?
> If you want to do it from Perl, try GnuPG::Interface,
> This module will handle passing the passphrase for you, if you wish, or
> you can do it yourself using the module with ease.
-- Christopher Maujean IT Director Premierelink Communications PLEASE encrypt all sensitive information using the following: GnuPG: 0x5DE74D38 Fingerprint: 91D4 09FE 18D0 27C1 A857 0E45 F8A4 7858 5DE7 4D38