How to send passphrase to gpg with symetric encryption?

Thomas Braun Wegasoft Support <>
Thu Oct 17 08:34:03 2002

Hi Timo,

> But GPG asks you for a passphrase?


> What is the output of test.gpg with "gpg --list-only --list-packets test.gpg"?

:symkey enc packet: version 4, cipher 3, s2k 3, hash 2
        salt 007b15fc1dd96a6f, count 96

after entring the passphrase gpg displays this:

:encrypted data packet:
   length: 51

Thomas Braun