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From Peter Donald <>
Subject Re: AW: Anybody with GnuPG or PGP on Windows?
Date Mon, 08 Apr 2002 22:48:11 GMT
On Tue, 9 Apr 2002 03:52, Thomas Christen wrote:
> > So I could write a GnuPG task for Unix today and probably never for
> > Windows, bad luck.
> When I wrote my GnuPG - Task (which wrapps GnuPG into ant) I faced the same
> problem since we are using ant as our automation facility within the
> production we needed a PGP compatible de-/encryption. Obviously there is no
> secure way to do that - even the mentioned hack with the tty ...
> Extract from the GnuPG FAQ
> 4.14) How can I use GnuPG in an automated environment?
> You should use the option --batch and don't use pass phrases as there is
> usually no way to store it more secure than the secret keyring itself. 

How about doing something like using the proposed prompt task then passing 
the result data in on stdin and  using the "--passphrase-fd 0" arg.



Hey, you sass that hoopy Ford Prefect?

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