Storing password in keyring
dshaw at jabberwocky.com
Fri Jan 22 14:52:02 CET 2010
On Jan 21, 2010, at 6:03 AM, Mohan Radhakrishnan wrote:
> Question 1 :
> Is there any way to store a password in a keyring ? I
> don't have a database for this. I was just thinking that I can hash
> a password and use a keyring to store it to avoid the need for a
Not within GPG. GPG stores keys within keyrings. Passphrases are
stored outside the system (but see the gpg-agent for a local
> Question 2 :
> Can I split a private(decrypting) key and rejoin it using
> GPG ? The split keys are given by two different people and rejoined.
Not using GPG, but there are several tools available for split keys on
the net. For example: http://point-at-infinity.org/ssss/
> I want to use the bouncy castle GPG API.
That is not GPG. That is a completely different implementation of the
OpenPGP standard. You should ask on the Bouncy Castle forums.
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