Recipient inconstistence

Werner Koch wk at
Tue Aug 14 09:58:01 CEST 2001

On Mon, 13 Aug 2001 21:35:19 +0200, Stefan Bellon said:

> GnuPG behaves different on errors when specifying multiple recipients:
>    gpg -r one -r two -e foobar
> and
>    gpg -r two -r one -e foobar
> behave different if "one" is found and "two" is an unknown recipient.

This is not correct.  The original intention was to skip all invalid
or unknown recipients.  I am not sure whether this is really a good

Shouldn't we proceed only if all given recipients are usable?

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