Signing already-encrypted files (all to self)?
lists at chrispoole.com
Fri Nov 11 20:24:17 CET 2011
I have thousands of files in a maildir directory.
I've encrypted them all, individually, with the recipient as myself.
Just in case someone steals the machine or something.
It occurs to me it would be a good idea to sign these emails. Making
the assumption that I can trust they haven't already been tampered
with, is it OK to simply run
gpg -o somefile.gpg -s somefile.gpg
or is it better to decrypt them all, and then sign and encrypt in one go?
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