extensions of files when decrypting

Todd Freedom_Lover at pobox.com
Tue Mar 9 22:10:09 CET 2004

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Malte Gell wrote:
> Am Dienstag, 9. März 2004 09:44 schrieb Holger Sesterhenn:
>> Eugene Kotlyarov wrote:
>>> I don't find any option to fix it. Does it exist? And if not can
>>> it be added?
>> --use-embedded-filename
> Looks like an interesting option. But does it really work? I just
> played with it a bit. I encrypted a file like this:
> gpg --use-embedded-filename="GnuPG-Manual.ps" -e -r 0x83171b57
> GnuPG-Manual.ps
> After encrypting I renamed it: "mv GnuPG-Manual.ps.gpg test.gpg".
> Now, since the file name is embedded "gpg test.gpg" should revover
> "GnuPG-Manual.ps", right? No it doesn't, the result is "test"! So
> embedding the file just did nothing, or have I misunderstood the
> purpose of --use-embedde-filename?

Try using it on the decryption instead of the encryption command.

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