GPG Linux to GPG on XP

David Shaw dshaw at
Tue Feb 10 11:46:00 CET 2004

On Tue, Feb 10, 2004 at 10:31:05AM -0000, Dee Lowndes wrote:
> Hi all,
> Having no joy with my previous post I installed GPG on XP encoded file
> with GPG and successfully decoded with PGP. I then sent it over to linux
> box via ftp and decoded it their. When I encode with GPG on the Linux
> system I can decode on the linux system but send it over to the XP
> system and I can't decode in GPG or PGP.
> This is using the same key on each system.
> GPG Error 
> gpg: mpi too large

I wonder if you are corrupting the file in transfer.  How are you
sending the file over from the Linux system to the XP box?  If it is
FTP, are you sure you are doing it in binary mode?


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