Extracting a single signature from a file containing multiple signatures

David Shaw dshaw at jabberwocky.com
Wed Sep 21 20:11:07 CEST 2005

On Wed, Sep 21, 2005 at 11:52:08AM -0400, Derek Price wrote:
> Say `gpg --detach-sign' were used to create several detached signatures
> and they were concatenated into the same file.  Is there a simple way to
> separate those signatures again?  Is there documentation of the gpg
> signature file format online?

Yes, and yes.

To separate signatures, use 'gpgsplit', which comes with gpg.  You'll
end up with each signature in its own file.

The documentation of the signature file format is in RFC-2440:


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