Problem decrypting large file.

Werner Koch wk at
Tue Mar 21 15:44:57 CET 2006

On Tue, 21 Mar 2006 06:32:44 -0500, Peter C Chapin said:

> the workaround described in the September posts was shown to possibly not
> work in the October posts and no resolution was discussed. Am I to
> conclude that gpg simply can't reliably encrypt multi-gigabyte files on

It definitely can.  The safe why of doing so is by using i/o
redirection; i.e.:

  gpg -e <plain >plain.gpg

This way the size of PLAIN is irrelevant to gpg.  The shell (cmd.exe)
is responsible for opening the files the correct way.



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