Simply Display all Encryption Keys on a File?

Daniel Kahn Gillmor dkg at
Tue Jul 5 22:40:48 CEST 2016

On Tue 2016-07-05 14:05:44 -0400, Naftuli Tzvi Kay wrote:
> Thanks for your response, that answers my question. It might be nice to
> have a utility, maybe called "gpg-file" which will display file information
> about a GnuPG file. Being able to see things like symmetric encryption
> algorithm, public keys encrypted to, compression(?), whether it's signed,
> and the digest algorithm would be really nice. I know everyone is busy, but
> just would like to put this out there.

you might be interested in pgpdump (debian package "pgpdump"). It's
upstream homepage is:

hope this helps,


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