bad passphrase error passing it into GPG on Windows 98 using stdin

Werner Koch
Thu Jun 27 11:12:01 2002

On Wed, 26 Jun 2002 13:44:00 -0700, Leigh S Jones, KR6X said:

> requires that the file descriptors being passed to it with
> --passphrase-fd, --command-fd, --status-fd, etc., be converted
> from the file descriptor numerical value (usually very close to
> 4) to an "osf_filehandle" before being placed on the command
> line as a decimal number string.  Maybe this is something that

The reason for this is that you can pass a file handle created by
CreatePipe directly to gpg.  This is used in a couple of programs so
we can't change it anymore. 

However, if this is really a problem I can add an option to disable
this translation in GnuPG.  Would that be okay?