Encryption

Eric Jensen eric at emstraffic.com
Wed Mar 23 13:05:49 MST 2005


Eric Jensen wrote:

>Charles Curley wrote:
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>>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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>You are right, now that I am doing ascii armor it seems to input just
>fine.  But for some reason I can't decrypt the data.  The data inserted
>into the database looks like:
>
>-----BEGIN PGP MESSAGE-----
>Version: GnuPG v1.2.1 (GNU/Linux)
>
>*jarble*
>
>-----END PGP MESSAGE-----
>
>When I try and decrypt that I get the message:
>gpg: no valid OpenPGP data found.
>gpg: decrypt_message failed: eof
>
>I tried creating that string and immediatly passing it back through gpg
>and it decrypts it just fine.  But wont if I put it into the database first.
>
>Eric Jensen
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Nevermind, found a problem with the script.  Seems to be working fine. 
Thanks for the help again.

Eric Jensen



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