secring and dropbox
brewhaha at freenet.edmonton.ab.ca
Thu Jul 21 00:21:29 CEST 2011
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On 2011-07-20 9:39 AM, Aaron Toponce wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 20, 2011 at 11:23:12AM +0200, Werner Koch wrote:
>> On Wed, 20 Jul 2011 03:25, rjh at sixdemonbag.org said:
>>> I'm presenting the script here in case someone else finds
>>> it useful, but really, it's embarrassingly simple.
Never let simple embarass you.
For me, it is key.
For someone else, it might be poetry.
For someone simpler than you, it might be obfuscation. :)
>> gpg --gen-random --armor 1 16
>> Might even be a bit simpler ;-)
> Ah, cool. However, as the gpg(1) manual states,
> --gen-random removes precious entropy from your system.
I took that for a joke. Someone should put a ;-) in the doc.
> It might be worth adding to that note,
> that regenerating entropy isn't that big of a deal.
> Something along the
> lines of:
> $ du / > /dev/null
> Should be sufficient, by causing a lot of disk interrupts.
> Just a thought.
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Discarded Acronyms: Wake On Packet: WOP.
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