Prefered decryption key?

Janusz A. Urbanowicz
Thu Jan 16 11:49:34 2003

> I have a couple of secret keys, one I use a lot, and one I don't use as
> much.  I sometimes have files encrypted with both of them.  When I go to
> decrypt one, GnuPG usually asks me for the passphrase of the key I DON'T
> use as much.  I'd like to tell it that, given a choice, it should decrypt
> with my more commonly used key (because that passphrase is "worn in" on my
> fingers much more).  Is there a way to do this?

No, your data is encrypted in a way that can be decrypted using the private
key correspodning to the public key the data is encrypted with.

You may decrypt the data reencrypt the data to the other key, though.