GPG without any local files?

Janusz A. Urbanowicz
Wed Jul 24 11:10:26 2002

> Is it possible to run gpg for verifying a signature, but without a 
> homedir, options file, pubring.pgp, etc? Ideally I was thinking about 
> having gpg get the key from a server (it's trust will of course be zero) 
> and use that for verifying a detached sig. Currently I can do that by 
> creating a temporary homedir in /tmp with an empty options file (and a 
> pubring is created there), but I would prefer if gpg would do everything 
> in memory.

Use RAMdisk.