--comment // multi-line?

David Shaw dshaw at jabberwocky.com
Tue Feb 3 18:08:49 CET 2004

On Mon, Feb 02, 2004 at 05:18:38PM -0500, Atom 'Smasher' wrote:
> can the "--comment" option be used to create comments that span more than
> one line? i've been playing with it, but i can't seem to get it.
> i think MIT-PGP can do that, or used to be able to.

No, it violates the OpenPGP spec to have a comment that spans multiple

You can have more than one "comment" though.  In the 1.3.x GnuPG, you
can do:

  gpg --comment foo --comment bar --comment baz  etc.


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