Jack McKinney jackmc-gnupg-users at
Tue Nov 18 11:09:40 CET 2003

Big Brother tells me that john stephenson wrote:
> Will anyone offer assistance in providing for automatic passphrase entry 
> during decryption?
> It seems that the ' --passphase-fd n'  option was meant for this 
> purpose, however, i have not been successful in its implementation.

    I use zsh, which allows one to redirect using "n<" and "n>".
It also allows the user to supply a string instead of having to connect
a process by using "<<<" and ">>>".  I then use it this way:

gpg --passphrase-fd 3 [options, etc.] 3<<< "My passphrase here"
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