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Nov
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comment caching a master passphrase on a linux server
Thanks peterph. This is pretty much what I ended up using. I mounted an ecryptfs filesystem using a passphrase that was generated using the ssh private key. So I only load the ssh key once in memory, and from it, I can generate other passphrases... I should probably post the code online some time, but didn't quite get round to it.
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comment caching a master passphrase on a linux server
Thanks @janos. As Gilles highligted correctly, ssh-agent actually stores the private key in memory, not the passphrase, but yes: I am looking for a way to avoid having to type the passphrase twice (or more in the case of GPG).
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