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Hi iburrell, I've already encrypted each key/value pair in the DB_File database using a 256 bit cipher. But I was discussing with my flatmate who works for the government doing cryptography and she said it would be wise to also encrypt the file. I'm trusting her judgement on that.

I attempted to unlink the file as suggested. Doesn't work as DB_File puts a lock on it. The temp file opens the vulnerability of leaving a decrypted version lying around which I would really like to avoid.

I'm unsure how to go about putting it onto a ramdisk. Can you suggest further on how to go about this?

Thanks for your help.

Dean
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In reply to Re^2: Opening an Encrypted DB_File database by crabbdean
in thread Opening an Encrypted DB_File database by crabbdean

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