help with gpg
On Sun, 21 Aug 2011, Jerry Geis wrote:
> Under Centos 5 I ran this command:
> gpg --passphrase-file /home/myuser/pass_phrase.txt -c
> and this worked fine.
> On CentOS 6 running the same command prompts me for the passphrase.
> Thats exactly what I dont want to have happen. I have the pass phrase I
> want in the file.
> After some searching it says I need to start the daemon like "gpg-agent
> take the output:
> GPG_AGENT_INFO=/tmp/gpg-x4WH7K/S.gpg-agent:19156:1; export GPG_AGENT_INFO;
> and use it - which I did.
> Then when I run my command above I still get prompted for the pass phrase.
> What am I not doing correct?
> I just want a simple phrase on a file that someone has to know before they
> can extract it. Nothing special going on....
>From the man page:
"...Note that this passphrase is only used if the option --batch has also been given."
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