Encryption of Saved Stack of Standalone (Linux)
rjb at rz.uni-potsdam.de
Wed Feb 4 07:12:47 CST 2004
>On Tuesday, February 3, 2004, at 01:02 PM, Bojsza wrote:
>>From the Transcript dictionary for encrypt it says that mcEncrypt
>>is an internal function...so how can I do it? Is their another
>>function built in?
>Look at password and passKey in the Transcript dictionary.
>When you clone to create a data stack, set the password and the passKey.
>When you load a data stack, set the passKey.
>I'm not sure whether you need to empty the passKey before saving the
>data stack; I would imagine so.
Unfortunately, setting password protection for a stack is currently a
one-way street: setting passKey at execution time will open the stack
to prying eyes with no option to close it back until Revolution quits.
I submitted a bug/enhancement request last year asking to implement
setting passKey to empty to relock (re-encrypt) the stack if it was
unlocked at runtime (can't quote bug # since Bugzilla is being
reworked). May be more votes are needed. I can't imagine it is hard
More information about the use-livecode