Having a problem with encrypting and decrypting files.
Sun Feb 2 11:50:23 2003
Content-Description: signed data
[Resending since the first message didn't make it.]
On Tuesday 28 January 2003 18:38, Timothy Nam wrote:
> I was wondering if somebody could help shine some light to a problem
> I am having.
> I have a public key generated using version 1.0.7 (SunOS) , the
> counterparty I am exchanging keys with is using version 1.2.1
> (MingW32). I have imported his key, as well as him importing mine,
> but when I try and decrypt a file which is signed and encrypted by
> the other party, I get the error
> gpg: decryption failed: secret key not available.
> Is there a compatibility issue with the versions we are using?
No. If you run gpg then it will tell you which keys where used to=20
encrypt the file. I bet that the file wasn't encrypted with your key=20
and therefore you can't decrypt it.
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Version: GnuPG v1.2.1 (GNU/Linux)
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