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Re: [opensuse-buildservice] Scripting encryption (little bit offtopic)
  • From: Dirk Stoecker <opensuse@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 4 Mar 2008 13:00:58 +0100 (CET)
  • Message-id: <alpine.LNX.1.00.0803041259430.27975@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

Passphrase on the command line has the disadvantage that anybody
who does a 'ps -edaf' can see it. Feeding it via some file
descriptor is much safer.

If there is someone, who can do a "ps" on my system, this password is one of the least significant problems. :-)

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