How know who is a file encrypted for ?

Dirk Traulsen dirk.traulsen at
Mon Feb 25 19:27:56 CET 2008

Am 25 Feb 2008 um 8:01 hat Tracy D. Bossong geschrieben:

> gpg --list-packets should give you a clue....

No, it does not!
<gpg --list-packets file.gpg>  does the same as  <gpg file.gpg>.
The only difference is that gpg gives additional packet information 
before asking the passphrases three times for each recipient. So the 
described problem for an encrypted file with several recipients stays 
the same.
C:\>gpg --list-packets file.gpg
:pubkey enc packet: version 3, algo 16, keyid F2A47460E192093D
        data: [4095 bits]
        data: [4095 bits]

You need a passphrase to unlock the secret key for
user: "Dirk Traulsen (dtl-2) <Dirk.Traulsen at>"
4096-bit ELG-E key, ID E192093D, created 2005-10-21 (main key ID 

Please enter the passphrase:

Dirk Traulsen

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