GnuPG 0.9.10 interoperability with PGP 6.0.2i and 6.5.1

Christophe Labouisse
21 Aug 1999 12:24:56 +0200

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Phil Brooke <> writes:


> User A is using GnuPG 0.9.10 on Linux.
> User B is using PGP 6.0.2i on Win98.
> User C is using PGP 6.5.1 on Linux.
> User A can read encrypted and/or signed messages from user B.
> User B can only read encrypted messages from user A, but cannot verify
> signatures from user A. (The error is `bad signature from....')
> User C has the same problem as user B wrt user A.
I post a bug report for a similar problem a couple of days ago. I find out that gnupg clear signatures cannot be verified by pgp 5.0i while "not clear" signatures work. I finally find out that the problem came from tab chars. The following file clearsigned with gpg cannot be verified by pgp 5.0i. If you substitute the final tab with a space then everything is ok. Here is a tab right there -> --Multipart_Sat_Aug_21_12:24:55_1999-1 Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1 Content-Transfer-Encoding: 8bit Christophe Labouisse : Cinéma, typographie, Unix Le cinéma en Lumière : --Multipart_Sat_Aug_21_12:24:55_1999-1--