Encryption

Charles Curley charlescurley at charlescurley.com
Wed Mar 23 12:50:03 MST 2005


On Wed, Mar 23, 2005 at 12:45:04PM -0700, Charles Curley wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 23, 2005 at 12:36:20PM -0700, Michael L Torrie wrote:
> > On Wed, 2005-03-23 at 12:18 -0700, Eric Jensen wrote:
> > > Wasn't sure if running something like "addslashes" on the string would
> > > currupt the data.
> > 
> > I don't think you want to run addslashes.  Use the mysl-specific escape
> > function.
> 
> mysql_escape_string --  Escapes a string for use in a mysql_query
> 
> http://www.php.net/manual/en/function.mysql-escape-string.php

On second thought, I don't know how well this handles binary data. The
advice to ascii armor the encrypted data makes escaping
irrelevant. Declare the column as text, which should take care of the
line endings in the ascii armored output.


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