A GNUPG patch to enable anonymous encrypted messages

Werner Koch wk at isil.d.shuttle.de
Mon Sep 7 13:47:16 CEST 1998

Nimrod Zimerman <zimerman at forfree.at> writes:

> Below is a patch to GNUPG that allows removing the keyid from encrypted
> packets (such that one can't know who an encrypted packet is destinated
> to), and, obviously, allows decrypting such packets (supplying the
> appropriate userid on the command line).

Thanks for the patch.

As far as I can remember this is an optional OpenPGP feature and I
will implement it.  I'll keep your --throw-keyid but change the
decryption to use try all available secret keys.  A keyid of all zeros
is used for such a wildcard keyid.


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