Invalid Packet (ctb=3b)

David Shaw dshaw at
Tue Dec 2 12:14:50 CET 2003

On Mon, Dec 01, 2003 at 03:21:40PM -0800, Steve Butler wrote:

> > Just attempted to decrypt a data file and ran into what appears to
> > be a corrupted file.  Or is there another alternative of which I
> > should be aware?  Is there a chance somebody used ASCII mode
> > rather than BIN to send the file?

It's possible.  The file does look corrupt.

I sometimes recommend that people generate files in ASCII armor, so
whether they use ascii or binary ftp, the file is not harmed.


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