Gpg and batch

Sascha Kiefer sk at
Fri Jan 21 12:47:39 CET 2005

well, i hoped that there is a way to easy sign keys and stuff like that.
But i guess there is not. :(

Thanks anyway.

Atom Smasher wrote:
>On Thu, 20 Jan 2005, Kiefer, Sascha wrote:
>> I know it is possible to do something like this:
>> Step 1: Save parameters to a file i.e. ""
>> Key-Type: DSA
>> Key-Length: 1024
>> Subkey-Type: ELG-E
>> Subkey-Length: 1024
>> Name-Real: Joe Tester
>> Name-Comment: this is a test
>> Name-Email: joe at
>> Expire-Date: 0
>> Passphrase: abcdefg
>> Step 2: From the command prompt issue the following:
>> gpg --batch --key-gen
>> Is this possible for every gpg command?
>> If yes, where can i find a list of those parameters like "Key-Type",
>> "Key-Length", "Passphrase" and so on?

>i'm not sure what you're trying to automate with every command, but the 
>details for "Unattended key generation" are in the "DETAILS" file 
>installed with gnupg documentation. it includes a list of parameters.
>- -- 
>         ...atom

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