[nycphp-talk] cookbook: gpg

David Mintz dmintz at
Wed Aug 13 15:06:06 EDT 2003

On Tue, 12 Aug 2003, David Sklar wrote:
> To sign without encrypting, pass -e without -s to gpg: "gpg -er foo at"
> encrypts for foo at (and requires only foo at's public key);
> "gpg -ser foo at" encrypts for foo at and also signs with the
> default local user (and requires that user's private key).
> GPG does need access to the public keyring with the recipient's public key.
> Since it's a public keyring, it doesn't really matter if the world can see
> it. Put the keys in a separate keyring, make that file world-readable
> (perhaps putting it outside your home directory), and tell gpg about it
> with --keyring.
> David

Sounds good. Thank you very much indeed.

David Mintz
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