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June 01, 2011, 10:05:01 AM
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Is there any application that sign a human readable file by bitcion wallet private key?
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June 01, 2011, 10:15:27 AM
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openssl pkeyutl

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June 01, 2011, 10:17:54 AM
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openssl pkeyutl

You mean that other application could read the wallet.dat without decrypt by bitcoin client?
really surprise me.

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June 01, 2011, 10:21:49 AM
Last edit: June 01, 2011, 11:47:25 PM by benjamindees
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No, that's assuming you have extracted the key first.  Search the forums, there are patches and (I think) utils that will do so.

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