og at pre-secure.de
Thu Aug 26 10:25:42 CEST 2004
I am trying to use GPG for automatic encryption of files,
called by a script. My first attempt would be something
gpg --batch -a --yes -notty -r 0x799241C1 --encrypt file
What I do get is:
gpg: 799241C1: There is no indication that this key really belongs to the owner
gpg: todo: encryption failed: unusable public key
Ok, seems that GPG has a look into the trustdb.
But on this system I do not want to maintain a trustdb,
so I would like to tell GPG "yes, sure, do as I said"
on the command line.
P.S.: Sometimes I wonder what the options "--batch" and
"-notty" and "--yes" are good for if they are not
always evaluated by GPG. If I call GPG with
gpg --yes -notty -r 0x799241C1 --encrypt todo
I am asked if gpg should really use this key. Well,
why does GPG assume I did not mean "YES" and "NOTTY"?
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