[systemd-devel] PGP replacement?

Lennart Poettering lennart at poettering.net
Mon Aug 18 06:11:53 PDT 2014

On Sun, 17.08.14 08:35, Mauricio Tavares (raubvogel at gmail.com) wrote:

>       So http://blog.cryptographyengineering.com/2014/08/whats-matter-with-pgp.html
> makes the point that pgp is old school and should be taken to the
> pasture to die. Like upstart and inetd I take. Is there a replacement
> built into systemd? If not, I would like to suggest that as something
> to be integrated into it that would learn from the mistakes of pgp.

systemd is supposed to be an implementation of the plumbing layer of an
operating system.

PGP is a crypt spec plus one implementation of it. 

It's very different things, and I pretty sure a PGP reinvention has no
place in systemd.



Lennart Poettering, Red Hat

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