Using a passphrase FD from variable and piped data for encryption

Robert J. Hansen rjh at
Wed Apr 20 08:09:48 CEST 2016

> I thought you could point out what is wrong with it, hopefully
> something that can be fixed. But that's OK.

You're asking people to sign on for a literally never-ending process.
(Peer review never ends, after all.  Ask the OpenBSD guys.)  There's
nothing wrong with that.  You should always feel free to ask other
people to help.  But in order to get the best-qualified people on board,
your project should offer something new: a new capability, a new
security guarantee, a new resistance to attacks, a new *something*.
Because without some new improvement, what motivation is there for
anyone to switch?

It's good to scratch your own itch.  If you want to use this tool you've
built, more power to you.  But other people probably won't unless you
can give them specific reasons to care.

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