How to prevent passphrase caching in 2.1
caro at nymph.paranoici.org
Sun Nov 27 18:15:55 CET 2016
Werner Koch <wk at gnupg.org> wrote:
>On Wed, 23 Nov 2016 03:28, caro at nymph.paranoici.org said:
>> Sure, I like v1.4's small footprint and its reliability. But as the
>> --faked-system-time option, important in my application for privacy
>> reasons, wasn't backported to v1.4, I had to migrate to v2.1. I'm still
>If you are running on a glibc system you can apt-get install faketime to
>get basically the same effect.
Werner, thanks for your reply.
But no, unfortunately it's a Windows server application with GnuPG, Tor,
Mixmaster and Hamster embedded. And in a server environment it's
problematic to switch system time back and forth, which this proxy
nevertheless is forced to support though you get problems like this Tor
| 19:46:03.084 650 NOTICE Bootstrapped 100%: Done
| 17:20:38.564 650 NOTICE Your system clock just jumped 181526 seconds backward; assuming established circuits no longer work.
| 19:46:06.722 650 NOTICE Your system clock just jumped 181527 seconds forward; assuming established circuits no longer work.
which by itself leaks information to the Internet.
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