Exit status and failed decryption of session key

Pierre-Henri SENESI Pierre-Henri.Senesi@taloa.unice.fr
Fri, 21 Apr 2000 22:36:12 +0200

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Frank Tobin wrote:

> 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/
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