Encrypt with public key from stdin/file possible?
dshaw at jabberwocky.com
Wed Apr 13 17:07:39 CEST 2005
On Wed, Apr 13, 2005 at 02:19:04PM +0200, Sargon wrote:
> I have a public key of a recipient in ASCII or binary form and would
> like to feed gpg w/o importing it first in its public keyring and
> afterwards specify the ID of the public key. According to my
> researches on the net and on the gnupg.org site, there's no way to do
> this though.
> Can anyone confirm this?
You can't do it without importing the key, but you can sort of fake
what you want. Do something like:
gpg --no-default-keyring --keyring ./tempkeyring.gpg --import (thekey)
gpg --no-default-keyring --keyring ./tempkeyring.gpg --encrypt ......
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