ZIP decompression problem

David Shaw dshaw at
Sat May 15 01:27:01 CEST 2004

On Fri, May 14, 2004 at 06:29:37PM -0400, Hasnain Mujtaba wrote:
> Hi,
> I have an encrypted file which when I decrypt with GPG 1.0.7 I find that
> the md5sum of the decrypted/decompressed file is different from the
> md5sum of the original soruce file (the file sizes match however). 
> If I encrypt the file without compression, then the GPG
> decrypted/decompressed file has the same md5sum as the original file.
> So, my guess is that there is a problem during decompression.
> (Incidently, PGP8 decrypts and decompresses the data so that the md5sums
> of the two files match.)

Please do a gpg --list-packets (yourfile) and tell us the results.


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