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GPG-ZIP(1)                     GNU Privacy Guard                    GPG-ZIP(1)



NAME
       gpg-zip - Encrypt or sign files into an archive

SYNOPSIS
       gpg-zip [options] filename1 [ filename2, ... ] directory1 [ directory2, ... ]


DESCRIPTION
       gpg-zip  encrypts or signs files into an archive.  It is an gpg-ized tar using the same format as used by PGP's
       PGP Zip.


OPTIONS
       gpg-zip understands these options:



       --encrypt

       -e     Encrypt data.  This option may be combined with --symmetric (for  output that may  be  decrypted  via  a
              secret key or a passphrase).


       --decrypt

       -d     Decrypt data.


       --symmetric

       -c     Encrypt with a symmetric cipher using a passphrase.  The default symmetric cipher used is CAST5, but may
              be chosen with the --cipher-algo option to gpg.


       --sign

       -s     Make a signature.  See gpg.


       --recipient user

       -r user
              Encrypt for user id user. See gpg.


       --local-user user

       -u user
              Use user as the key to sign with.  See gpg.


       --list-archive
              List the contents of the specified archive.


       --output file

       -o file
              Write output to specified file file.


       --gpg gpgcmd
              Use the specified command gpgcmd instead of gpg.


       --gpg-args args
              Pass the specified options to gpg.


       --tar tarcmd
              Use the specified command tarcmd instead of tar.


       --tar-args args
              Pass the specified options to tar.


       --version
              Print version of the program and exit.


       --help Display a brief help page and exit.



EXAMPLES
       Encrypt the contents of directory 'mydocs' for user Bob to file 'test1':

         gpg-zip --encrypt --output test1 --gpg-args  -r Bob mydocs


       List the contents of archive 'test1':

         gpg-zip --list-archive test1



DIAGNOSTICS
       The program returns 0 if everything was fine, 1 otherwise.



SEE ALSO
       gpg(1), tar(1),

       The full documentation for this tool is maintained as a Texinfo manual.  If GnuPG  and  the  info  program  are
       properly installed at your site, the command

         info gnupg

       should give you access to the complete manual including a menu structure and an index.




GnuPG 2.0.14                      2014-06-30                        GPG-ZIP(1)