GPG question

Brian Rosenvinge brian at
Fri Aug 11 21:19:52 CEST 2006

Thanks so much, it worked like a charm.  I just had to change "cat" to 

I don't mind supplying the passphrase in the script or in a file if 
there is a way to automate this process.  I am not sure where a 
"--passphrase-fd" could be used, if it is even  possible.

Thanks Brian

David Shaw wrote:

>On Fri, Aug 11, 2006 at 10:39:57AM -0500, 
>cat thefile.gpg | gpg | gpg -r recipient_1 -r recipient_2 -r recipient_3 --encrypt > output.gpg
>The catch is that the first gpg instance is doing to need to prompt
>you for a passphrase, and the second gpg instance may need to prompt
>you whether the recipients are trusted (if you don't have a trust path
>to them).  An easy way to fix this, is to add a "--trust-model always"
>to the second instance (assuming you really do trust those recipient
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