Password Decript GPG public key

vedaal at vedaal at
Tue Aug 25 22:09:01 CEST 2020

On 8/25/2020 at 3:21 PM, "Stefan Claas" <sac at> wrote:

>Maybe he could try to use a secret key without a passphrase and 
>give then the secret key personally to his friend?


And just have the ascii armored text of the secret key as the passphrase for the symmetrically encrypted text?

There still needs to be a way to 'enter' it as the 'passphrase'.   If the OP doesn't mind saving it in a file-decsriptor way, that would work,
but it would work the same as the secret key had a passphrase, or even if it was an unpublished public key.


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