decrypting a file with passphrase in the command as an option

Werner Koch wk at
Fri Apr 27 10:07:39 CEST 2007

On Thu, 19 Apr 2007 18:11, jjabour at said:

> <enter>
> please enter passphrase> ******
> and it works
> I would like to put the passphrase in the command so I wont be prompted for
> it.  Can this be done?

Yes, the option is descriped in the man page.  But before you do that
you should think about it.  It is in almost all cases better to remove
the passphrase from the key. 

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