Thu Mar 7 22:41:01 2002
This is asked about once a day. I thought it was twice today -- but noticed
that the other one was actually yesterday!
1. Don't use a pass phrase at all! When it asks for a pass phrase just hit
the enter key. See the man page (gpg text file for windows folks) regarding
the --edit option. This is just as secure as the 2nd option and requires
less scripting changes.
2. Feed the passphrase in your script via the echo command as in:
echo "my pass phrase here" \
| gpg --homedir /etc/gnupg/homdir --passphrase-fd 0 --no-tty --output
myoutfile --decrypt myinfile.pgp
This is korn shell syntax and subject to slight changes for Windows batch
From: Nazir Najjar [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: Thursday, March 07, 2002 12:54 PM
Subject: Auto Descrypt
Is there a way to decript files without having to type my private
gpg -o file.txt --decrypt file.txt.gpg
Gpg needs the private password to decrypt. Is there a way to put this
password inside a file and do the command above without the need to put the
password?? Or is there another command that i can do it???
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