understanding what gnugp can do

Jack McKinney jackmc-gnupg-users@lorentz.com
Mon, 23 Oct 2000 15:53:31 -0500

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Big Brother tells me that Armin Hartinger wrote:

> That's what that resulted in:
> ...
> gpg: public key decryption failed: bad passphrase
> ...
> secmem usage: 1664/2496 bytes in 4/8 blocks of pool 2496/16384
> On a sidenote: It tried to allocate 1.2GBytes? ;-)
Don't know about this one, but I have two thoughts on the passphrase. 1. Did you shell-escape everything properly in the passphrase? and, 2. (my bad) try the -n option to echo so that it won't send a newline: echo -n All of them | gpg --pgp-passphrase 0 --decrypt orient-express.gpg -- "Restore your inalienable human rights. Jack McKinney Vote Libertarian. http://www.lp.org http://www.lorentz.com http://www.harrybrowne2000.org jackmc@lorentz.com 1024D/D68F2C07 4096g/38AEF076 --xHFwDpU9dbj6ez1V Content-Type: application/pgp-signature Content-Disposition: inline -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.0.4 (GNU/Linux) Comment: For info see http://www.gnupg.org iEYEARECAAYFAjn0pUsACgkQimeon9aPLAftBwCg4mlo3JrXDoyT3UIb0q292fEI zRQAoMM6RZaToka7QH2lDP+LwGmtUqGt =HEFJ -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- --xHFwDpU9dbj6ez1V-- -- Archive is at http://lists.gnupg.org - Unsubscribe by sending mail with a subject of "unsubscribe" to gnupg-users-request@gnupg.org