2 ways of signing files
markivs2003 at yahoo.com
Sat Jan 15 18:26:00 CET 2005
I would like to know if there are 2 ways of signing.
Please take a look at the following scenarios.
I add Blake's public key to my key ring. I can do the
following 2 steps to edit and sign Blake's public key.
1. gpg --edit-key blake at cyb.org
2. Command> sign
This will sign the key. So, now I can encrypt the file
by doing the following...
'gpg --recipient "blake at cyb.org" --output
When Blake gets the encrypted file, does it mean that
the file is also signed?
I can encrypt and sign by doing the following.
'gpg --recipient "XXX" --output $rootpath\\$filepgp
--sign --encrypt $rootpath\\encrypted\\$datafile`
Can someone please tell me if scenario 1 and 2 are
basically doing the same thing?
Thanks in advance.
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