Scripting GPG without retaining keys

Werner Koch wk at
Tue Apr 5 19:56:32 CEST 2016

On Tue,  5 Apr 2016 16:59, jon at said:

> Is this a failure in my understanding of the gpg command line, or have
> I missed some fundamental part of the documentation somewhere?


     This option enables the automatic retrieving of keys from a
     keyserver when _verifying_ signatures made by keys that are not on
     the local keyring.


What you want is 

   --auto-key-locate local,keyserver



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