encrypt multiple files into one singlefile and then decrypt back the original multipe files
Thu Oct 3 11:16:02 2002
> Interesting. I'm trying to do this using tar and gzip instead of zip,
> but I'm running into some trouble. The command I'm trying is:
> tar -cz *.jpg | gpg -eatr douggorley > files.tar.gz.asc
> Everything appears to work correctly, but once I decrypt the file,
> gunzip won't recognise it. Any ideas?
Try the following instead:
tar -c *.jpg | gpg -ear douggorley > files.tar.gz.asc
No need to compress the tar file with -z; gnupg will compress its input.
Don't use the -t (text) option of gnupg.