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Hi expert,
i'm looking for a PGP java implementation that support stream, because i want to process very big files, cryptix doesnt support that, only in memory document. I looked at SlimPGP and XGP, they are not usable. So now i have 3 choice: Use a PGP software in command line, find a good java library or find a pgp daemon, i mean an application where i can connect thru tcp-ip, stream my file and receive the result from the socket.(i may be dreaming...)

Any suggestion?

Thanks
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becide the dreaming, AFAIK best is to start with a system (command-line) call within your java prog.
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by:gandalf94305
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Well, there are some alternatives:

- http://www.cryptography.ch/uni/pgpjava/ (JNI wrapper around PGP)

- http://www.cryptix.org/ (Cryptix suite of tools)

- finally, JCE (Java Cryptography Extension) is available from http://java.sun.com

Does that seem enough?

Cheers,
--gandalf
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by:Kobold
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Finally, i'm using GnuPG with Runtime.getRuntime().exec("gpg -d..."), then i retrieve the process Input and output Stream to stream the file in and out, it's working well...

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Hey people,

No comment has been added in roughly 1 year, so it's time to clean up this TA.
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disagreed
Kobold did (according last comment) exactly what I suggested
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ahoffman,

I'm not familiar enough with the subject to have extracted the connection.  As of now, question will be PAQ'd and pts awarded to ahoffman.  If anyone disagrees, please state your reasoning within the next 7 days.  thanks,

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THANKS
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