Exit status and failed decryption of session key

Frank Tobin ftobin@uiuc.edu
Fri, 21 Apr 2000 11:23:47 -0500 (CDT)

Florian Weimer, at 15:36 +0200 on 21 Apr 2000, wrote:

> Bug or feature? It's quite annoying if you want to find out whether
> decryption succeed by looking at the exit status.
There are so many issues that can happen as the result of an OpenPGP operation. One could verify a signature, but not have the public key or a web-of-trust line, or one could have the issue you talked aobut, etc. What you should really look into is parsing the output of the option "status-fd", which has information described in GnuPG's DETAILS file. -- Frank Tobin http://www.uiuc.edu/~ftobin/ "To learn what is good and what is to be valued, those truths which cannot be shaken or changed." Myst: The Book of Atrus