gnupg 1.2 exits while encrypting to non existent recipients

David Shaw dshaw at
Mon Sep 30 19:19:02 CEST 2002

On Mon, Sep 30, 2002 at 11:17:43AM +0200, Falko Zurell wrote:
> I got a serious problem with gnupg 1.2
> I have a shell-script wich call gnupg for encrypting and signing a text 
> file to several recipients. The old gnupg simply skipped recipients 
> whose public key are not in the local key ring and continued with the 
> next recipient.
> Unfortunatly the new gnupg 1.2 exits if it encounters a recipient which 
> is not in the local key ring.
> Is this normal? Is there a way to change this behaviour?

This is normal, the behavior in the past was incorrect.  In fact,
there was a little bug that acted differently depending on the
ordering of the recipients.


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