file decryption executes, but produces no output file
Wed Aug 20 14:06:02 2003
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On Tue, Aug 19, 2003 at 02:44:55PM -0400, David Anastasio wrote:
> Hello all,
> I have been using GPG without encountering any problems for the past 8-10
> months, but have been unable to decrypt this test file. The command seems to
> run OK, but there is no output file generated (see command output below).
> $ gpg --output test --decrypt test.pgp
> You need a passphrase to unlock the secret key for
> user: "mamsi_production <firstname.lastname@example.org>"
> 2048-bit ELG-E key, ID 27DC2236, created 2002-01-16 (main key ID AA6ECF82)
> $ ls test
> test: No such file or directory
It is not clear what your problem is, but the very first thing I'd try
is to upgrade your copy of GnuPG:
> MY VERSION OF GPG:
> $ gpg --version
> gpg (GnuPG) 1.0.0
> Copyright (C) 1999 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
This version is extremely old.
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Comment: Key available at http://www.jabberwocky.com/david/keys.asc
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