C/C++ API for GnuPG

Johan Wevers johanw@vulcan.xs4all.nl
Fri Apr 18 11:23:02 2003

Tony_Mione@peoplesoft.com wrote:

> In my mind, a programmatic API would be better than spawning processes
> that may need to have a passphrase in the command line. Does this make
> sense or am I missing something here?

Yes: you're missing the fact that gpg never takes passwords on the
commandline (half the messages about implemnting gpg in websites deals
about this), but uses a file descriptor to pass the password.

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