newbie question

Johan Wevers
Tue Jan 7 16:51:02 2003

You,, wrote:

> Everytime I decrypt I get prompted for my passphrase to use my secret key. 
> Is there a way to enter than on the command-line?

No, due to security arguments the passphrase can only be entered on a file
descriptor. If you use NT 4 or win2000, who have a usefull piping mechanism,
you could try something like

echo passphrase | gpg.exe --passphrase-fd 0 file.gpg

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