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Subject: Re: First impressions
From: Alan Stern <stern,AT,rowland,DOT,harvard,DOT,edu>
Date: Wed, 12 Feb 2003 15:56:23 +0100
In-reply-to: <200302112337.07355.insecure@mail.od.ua>

On Tue, 11 Feb 2003, Denis Vlasenko wrote:

> Anyway, I was complaining because I dont need to store key
> _anywhere_, I just generate it and want to feed it to local daemon
> via stdin and to remote daemon thru ssh via stdin also.
> 
> Cute eh?  ;)
> 
> Unfortunately ciped insists on key being stored in a file.
> Well, complaining wont do much, I need to cook up a patch. Wow.

On any recent Unix-type system, you can use the filename /dev/fd/0 as an 
alias for stdin.  So go ahead and feed the key to the daemon via stdin and 
use this filename in the options file.  No patch required.

Alan Stern





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