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Re: [opensuse-buildservice] Scripting encryption (little bit offtopic)
  • From: Michael Schroeder <mls@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 4 Mar 2008 12:50:24 +0100
  • Message-id: <20080304115024.GC21117@xxxxxxx>
On Tue, Mar 04, 2008 at 09:26:08AM +0100, Dirk Stoecker wrote:
After looking for the usage of --passphrase-fd (can't use your above
example, as stdin is the input channel) I have seen that there is an option
"--passphrase", where I can give the passphrase on commandline. Seems the
evil things aren't so evil any more.

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.

Cheers,
Michael.

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Michael Schroeder mls@xxxxxxx
SUSE LINUX Products GmbH, GF Markus Rex, HRB 16746 AG Nuernberg
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