request for feature

Soren Dayton csdayton at
Sat Jul 10 20:21:31 CEST 1999

Soren Dayton <csdayton at> writes:

> Hi all,
> Compare the output of pgp 5 and gpg on a file that I don't have the
> private key to decrypt.
> PGP5:
> % pgpv < foo.enc 
> No files specified.  Using stdin.
> Message is encrypted.
> Cannot decrypt message.  It can only be decrypted by:
>   2048 bits, Key ID 12345678, Created 1999-06-28
> gpg:
> % gpg --decrypt < foo.enc
> gpg (GnuPG) 0.9.7; Copyright (C) 1999 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
> This program comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY.
> This is free software, and you are welcome to redistribute it
> under certain conditions. See the file COPYING for details.

I sort of take this back because I can see that you get some of this
information from `gpg --verbose' but you don't get all the information
that pgpv is giving.  Would it be possible to turn up the verbosity a
little here?


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