more than one recipient

Bruce Cowin bdc at
Fri Feb 1 03:15:50 CET 2008

Cool, thanks everyone for the responses.



>>> David Shaw <dshaw at> 1/02/2008 1:20:17 p.m. >>>
On Fri, Feb 01, 2008 at 12:16:04PM +1300, Bruce Cowin wrote:
> This is probably a dumb, basic question but is it possible to list
> than one key name for the -recipient option when encrypting a file?

Yes.  Most people encrypt to two (themselves and the intended
recipient) as a matter of course.  Just repeat -r for each one:

  gpg -r person-1 -r person-2 -r person-3 ...


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