(possible) feature request ;-)
Christoph Anton Mitterer
christoph.anton.mitterer at physik.uni-muenchen.de
Mon Jun 23 16:40:44 CEST 2008
On Mon, 2008-06-23 at 16:30 +0200, Werner Koch wrote:
> 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
Yeah,.. I know all this.
> A data encryption key for the file system is not "for your eyes only" it
> is for the entire file system.
Ok,.. I'll remove it manually..
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