questions: no input file, and pascal programming

Hardeep Singh hs2412 at
Sat May 2 12:51:54 CEST 2009

The same can be done in Windows.
this will give you the shell and the Echo commands that you need.

Hardeep Singh

On Sat, May 2, 2009 at 1:05 PM, Philip <subs at> wrote:
> I found that if I just type "gpg" I get this
> "gpg: Go ahead and type your message ..." which looks promising but I
> can't find any documentation on how to use it.
> Also this works in linux
> "echo Mary had a little lamb|gpg --yes -eat -o test.txt.gpg -r [keyid]"
> but I don't know how to do something similar in dos/windows
> thanks, Philip
> John Clizbe wrote:
>> Philip wrote:
>>> Hi
>>> I have some questions about gpg
>>> 1.  using gpg command line, can I pass data to be encrypted to gpg that
>>> isn't in a file?  For example if I want to encrypt "Mary had a little
>>> lamb" to a an asc file but I don't want to put that text onto the hard
>>> drive unencrypted first.
>> gpg will behave as a pipe or if given no input, quietly wait for you to
>> type something in.
>>> 2.  is there something like gpgme that can be used easily for pascal
>>> programmers?
>>> Personally I use freepascal and I just want to be able to select a key,
>>> encrypt and decrypt from within my program.
>>> If anyone knows of any opensource pascal programs that use gnupg it
>>> would be appreciated.
>> Pascal bindings should exist for the current gpgme, I've just not found
>> them.
>> I've worked with one pascal program that used gpgme bindings but it was
>> code before gpgme API changed. I'd love to find updated bindings and
>> save myself the effort of updating the old ones
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