Signing multiple files

Brian Minton
Fri Jan 26 17:38:12 2001

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On Thu, Jan 25, 2001 at 11:03:27AM -0500, George Sinclair wrote:

> How can you sign multiple files using gpg? If I don't want to have to
> enter the password a zillion times when signing every file in a given
> directory, I would be forced to use something like Expect or possibly
> write a Perl script using the Expect module, or some such thing. Is
> there another easier way? Also, how can I safely pass the
> passphrase into the script? There appears to be a dearth of
> information surrounding the subject of multiple files, batch mode
> etc. in the documentation. For such an important issue, the available
> solutions and or available information just seems terse or abstruse.
you may want to look at secret agent: - -- ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ /finger _ _ my favorite OS! / for PGP public key. | | <_>._ _ _ _ __ /What are you waiting for, | |_ | || ' || | |\ \/ / try Jesus today!!! |___||_||_|_|`___|/\_\ "Many shall run to and fro, and knowledge shall be increased" --Daniel 12:4 -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.0.4 (FreeBSD) Comment: For info see iD8DBQE6cae1p0PPDCS0QgIRAmLHAJwLZdg2E+ZmYqIVuDNTQJamNVoRmACfS2YI KlBLXbMkZ/Yuxj+icr36ySc= =jOZu -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----