Multiple Subkey Pairs
dshaw at jabberwocky.com
Thu Mar 13 23:27:45 CET 2014
On Mar 13, 2014, at 6:17 PM, MFPA <2014-667rhzu3dc-lists-groups at riseup.net> wrote:
> -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----
> Hash: SHA512
> NotDashEscaped: You need GnuPG to verify this message
> On Thursday 13 March 2014 at 2:31:06 PM, in
> <mid:1730446.9J4b6oayU7 at inno>, Hauke Laging wrote:
>> gpg --recipient 0xD4BC64B8\!
> I've never see it with a backslash before the exclamation mark.
> What does the backslash add?
Probably escaping the exclamation mark to prevent it from being interpreted by the shell. In bash, at least, it's not necessary as a trailing ! mark doesn't get interpreted by the shell. Doesn't hurt to escape it though.
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