Fw: encrypting and signing a file without a passphrase

Andreas J. Koenig andreas.koenig@anima.de
Sun Feb 9 22:27:01 2003

>>>>> On Sun, 9 Feb 2003 09:43:24 -0800, "Steve Kwong" <stevek@intergate.bc.ca> 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.