Announcing a tool to restore original filename automatically

David Shaw
Tue Mar 26 23:14:02 2002

On Tue, Mar 26, 2002 at 11:10:16PM +0100, uwe puchta wrote:
>    One of the things I've allways missed in gnuPG was the ability to
>    restore the original filename automatically when decrypting. gnuPG
>    just cuts off the '.gpg' extension. If I want to stealth the original
>    file name or even only the file extension of the original file name,
>    I'm more or less lost. e.g. if I want to hide the file
>    "secrets-about-the- government.doc" in a file "xy.gpg", I (or the
>    receipient) just gets "xy" after decryption. So I've written a small
>    program in Perl which should be operable both on Unix and Windows.
> Comments, feed back and criticism
>    are welcome greetings u_p

I'm not sure I fully understand this.  Why not just use the
--use-embedded-filename flag?


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