help needed desperately: gpg --decrypt hanging

David Shaw dshaw at
Fri Oct 31 14:32:23 CET 2003

On Fri, Oct 31, 2003 at 01:52:04PM -0500, Dave Della Costa wrote:
> Sorry Steve, I don't think I explained the problem well enough.  If I
> run, on the command line:
> gpg --decrypt
> Then I pass it the encrypted text to decrypt, and then I give it the
> password, it just hangs!  It sits and sits and sits...and we get
> nothing.

First things first.  If you put the data in a file, and run:
  gpg thefile.gpg

Does it work properly?


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