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Richard B. Tilley (Brad)
Mon Dec 10 21:54:01 2001

On Mon, 10 Dec 2001 15:26:47 -0500
David Shaw <> wrote:

> All that said, I think a --recursive flag in GnuPG is not
> unreasonable.  It does raise the question: what does it mean to
> encrypt a directory?  Do you want to end up with one big file that
> contains the contents of the directory, or a directory full of
> encrypted files?  (I'd say the second - the first is what "tar" is
> for).

The second option is better. I don't want to untar, decompress, and then
decrypt. That's what I'm doing with tar now.