gnupg at raphael.poss.name
Fri Apr 7 09:56:58 CEST 2006
> Hi all,
> I'm new to GnuPG, and have been getting some help
> from a kind soul. I seem to have all the knowledge
> that I need with one single, but important, exception.
> When I decrypt, it asks for my passphrase. No problem
> there except for the fact that I want to have an automated
> script on a unix server perform the decryption of this file.
> Of course, if it needs a passphrase, it's going to hang
> and I can't have that.
> I know that for PGP, there's an environment setting that
> can be used to prevent this. Is there a similar thing for
> GnuPG, or do I have to jump through some hoops?
- use gpg-agent, or
- echo passphrase | gpg --batch --passphrase-fd 0
Of course the latter provides little to no security.
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