correct usage of gpg param 'throw-keyid(s)' ?

Hauke Laging mailinglisten at
Fri Nov 21 22:52:46 CET 2014

Am Fr 21.11.2014, 12:16:39 schrieb grantksupport at

> I see conflicting docs online:

> 		    Do not put the recipient key IDs into encrypted messages. 
> helps to hide the receivers of the message and is a limited
> countermeasure against traffic analysis.1 On the receiving side, it
> may slow down the decryption process because all available secret
> keys must be tried. --no-throw-keyids disables this option. This
> option is essentially the same as using --hidden-recipient for all
> recipients.

> 		throw-keyid — do not put key IDs into encrypted packets

And what do you consider the conflict?

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