Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
Clear questions and runnable code
get the best and fastest answer

Re: Using OpenPGP to encrypt large files

by pc88mxer (Vicar)
on Aug 05, 2008 at 16:30 UTC ( #702406=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Using OpenPGP to encrypt large files

From what I can tell, Crypt::OpenPGP does not support streaming. Even if you pass it a file name, the very first thing it does is slurp the contents into a variable.

What about piping your data to a command-line version of PGP? I.e., something like:

open(PGP, "|gpg -output file -encrypt -recipient ..."); while (<FH>) { print PGP } close(PGP);

Log In?

What's my password?
Create A New User
Node Status?
node history
Node Type: note [id://702406]
[marto]: good morning all
[karlgoethebier]: good morning

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others imbibing at the Monastery: (8)
As of 2017-07-25 08:51 GMT
Find Nodes?
    Voting Booth?
    I came, I saw, I ...

    Results (366 votes). Check out past polls.