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Re: [Bug-tar] Encrypting tar contents

From: Pavel Raiskup
Subject: Re: [Bug-tar] Encrypting tar contents
Date: Tue, 02 Oct 2018 11:08:15 +0200

Hi Kirk,

On Monday, October 1, 2018 5:39:10 PM CEST Kirk Liberty wrote:
> Has there been any consideration/investigation/work towards adding native
> encryption to tar?

It's possible through --use-compress-program/-I, see the manual:
http://www.gnu.org/software/tar/manual/html_node/gzip.html , cit.:

|    The '--use-compress-program' option, in particular, lets you
| implement your own filters, not necessarily dealing with
| compression/decompression.  For example, suppose you wish to implement
| PGP encryption on top of compression, using 'gpg' (*note gpg:
| (gpg)Top.).  The following script does that:


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