Werner Koch wk at
Wed Nov 22 10:22:56 CET 2006

On Wed, 22 Nov 2006 10:05, jalmeida at said:

>> However we rely on the OS's kernel not to reveal the content of a
>> pipe.  Pipes are used to convey the passphrase from the pinnetry to
>  I suppose Linux does the right thing wrt this issue. Correct?

Yes, unless there is a bug.

> And the cache is also is secure memory, just like the passphrases.




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