gpg show default / effective options

Wiktor Kwapisiewicz wiktor at
Tue Jun 26 12:31:53 CEST 2018


Is it possible to print default or effective options used by GnuPG?

I'm in the process of slimming down gpg.conf and see that many options 
are either redundant (because gpg uses them by default) or no-ops.

I would like to see which options are used to safely remove obsolete 

While it is kind-of possible to infer defaults from the source (e.g. 
[0]) I wondered if there is a command that would print all settings that 
are default or effective at the moment.

Thank you in advance!

Kind regards,



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