removing the secmem warning
Janusz A. Urbanowicz
Mon Jan 7 19:41:01 2002
On Mon, Jan 07, 2002 at 01:29:54PM -0500, Frank Tobin wrote:
> I'd like to question the need for the secmem warning. Do you actually
> think it is useful? I am coming to the conclusion that it is only causing
> confusion among users. As the GnuPG users crowd widens, we're only going
> to see more of the same issue of people asking "what is this error?".
> It's not the asking that is the problem; it is a symptom of many users
> being confused, many that *aren't posting* and think there is a problem
> with their GnuPG. FAQ's don't help unless they are integrated with the
> software (GnuPG's FAQ isn't). manpages help a bit, but they are reference
> manuals, not help systems.
> Hence, I suggest that by default, there no secmem warning, and that there
> should be an alternate option "secmem warning" which turns it on.
> What sayeth you?
I'd say that instead of messing with commandline options, there should be
no-secmem-warning in g10/options.skel thus making it default