gpgcomposeSection: User Commands (1)
Updated: June 2017
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NAMEgpgcompose - Generate a stream of OpenPGP packets
SYNOPSISgpgcompose [[OPTION [ARGS]] ... ]
gpgcompose OPTION --help
DESCRIPTIONgpgcompose generates a stream of OpenPGP packets, including some which can include other nested packets within a layer of encryption. The syntax on the command line isn't stable enough to document currently, but additional hints and examples can be found from the command line using --help.
gpgcompose is not capable of performing secret key operations on its own. Creation of any OpenPGP object that requires secret key operations (e.g., --signature) will need to speak to an already-running gpg-agent.
Occasionally, gpgcompose will need to look up existing public keys for reference (e.g., --public-key). It will do so in ~/.gnupg/keyring.kbx, or in $GNUPGHOME/keyring.kbx if that variable is set.
AUTHORgpgcompose is copyright (C) 2016, g10 Code GmbH.
This manpage was written by Daniel Kahn Gillmor <email@example.com>.
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