Fw: encrypting and signing a file without a passphrase
Andreas J. Koenig
Sun Feb 9 22:27:01 2003
>>>>> On Sun, 9 Feb 2003 09:43:24 -0800, "Steve Kwong" <firstname.lastname@example.org> said:
> Hi all,
> I am using version 1.2.1. Can someone help me with the following:
> I would like to send encrpyt and sign a file without having to
> enter a passphrase each time. I could not find a way to pass the
> passphrase as an argument to GPG. In the FAQ, there was some
> mention (article 4.14) about a batch process and removing the
> passphrase using --edit. I tried that, but when I entered: gpg
> --edit foo
It's not --edit, it's --edit-key.
This brings you into a dialog. Within that dialog you can use the
"passwd" command to change the pass phrase.