gnupg commandline // ? option to view passphrase while typing
nidhog at gmail.com
Wed Jan 25 01:57:42 CET 2006
On 1/25/06, vedaal at hush.com <vedaal at hush.com> wrote:
> is there a gnupg option to view the passphrase while it is being
> (in pgp 2.x there was one, 'ShowPass = on')
> if not,
> can it be considered as a future feature?
> as passphrases become longer, it would be helpful ;-)
> and, alone at the privacy of one's own system,
> it shouldn't be any more of a security risk ...
echo -n "my very long and quite secure passphrase" | gpg -e \
--passphrase-fd 0 <filename>
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