(possible) feature request ;-)
wk at gnupg.org
Mon Jun 23 16:30:13 CEST 2008
On Mon, 23 Jun 2008 13:30,
christoph.anton.mitterer at physik.uni-muenchen.de said:
> I set the flag, that nobody writes the key to disk (by accident) if he
> uses gpg manually on the encrypted file.
You can't avoid that. --for-your-eyes-only is a very weak gadget and
only implemented for PGP 2 compatibility. The usual way I invoke gpg is
gpg <infile >outfile
and that will always work. OpenPGP does not require ant special
If the special name "_CONSOLE" is used, the message is considered to
be "for your eyes only". This advises that the message data is
unusually sensitive, and the receiving program should process it more
carefully, perhaps avoiding storing the received data to disk, for
A data encryption key for the file system is not "for your eyes only" it
is for the entire file system.
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