How know who is a file encrypted for ?

Wilhelm Müller muewi at
Thu Feb 28 10:04:29 CET 2008

>>>>> On Wed, 27 Feb 2008 13:23:34 -0500, David Shaw <dshaw at> said:

    David> On Wed, Feb 27, 2008 at 06:55:28PM +0100, Dirk Traulsen wrote:
    >> > >C:\>gpg --recipient-keys ENCRYPTED_FILE.gpg
    >> So at least three people think it would be a good addition.

    David> Why?

    David> I'm serious - what is the use case here?  How often do people need to
    David> list all recipients of a file?

I agree with David, especially since the desired feature is already
present, though somewhat hidden:

    gpg --list-only --verbose encrypted_file.gpg

(Btw: It's in the manual...)



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