Can I verify signatures without writing files?

Oscar Levi elf at
Thu Dec 10 22:25:52 CET 1998

On Thu, Dec 10, 1998 at 04:40:51PM -0600, Richard Lynch wrote:
> Try:
> cat sig "\n" data | gpg --verify
> The point being to get a return as a separator.
> Or maybe you need ^Z in there?
> Or maybe you could do:
> echo sig | echo data | gpg --verify
> Somehow break the sig and data into discrete things.
> [Just guessing based on my experience trying to get gpg to do this kina stuff.]

No dice.  I suspect the problem is that it doesn't know where the data
to verify begins.  The signature data is fine because it is

Thanks though.

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