what does this mean?
Sat Aug 25 02:24:02 2001
Could it not also mean that the file was corrupted? Invalid Packet.
From: Anthony E. Greene [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: Friday, August 24, 2001 4:05 PM
To: GnuPG Users
Subject: Re: what does this mean?
On Fri, 24 Aug 2001, Justin R. Miller wrote:
>What is causing this? I've saved an encrypted email to 'out' and am
>trying it outside of my MUA (Mutt):
>($:~)-> gpg -d out
>gpg: encrypted with 2048-bit ELG-E key, ID xxxxxxxx, created 2000-08-11
> "Some User <firstname.lastname@example.org>"
>gpg: decryption failed: secret key not available
>gpg: [don't know]: invalid packet (ctb=20)
It means that the message was encrypted using a public key for which you
do not have the matching private key.
Anthony E. Greene <email@example.com> <http://www.pobox.com/~agreene/>
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