GPG question

David Shaw dshaw at
Fri Feb 4 15:19:31 CET 2005

On Fri, Feb 04, 2005 at 01:07:51PM -0000, LTottman at wrote:
> We have a file that needs encrypting on a daily basis. The filename changes
> from day to day, is gpg able to give the encrypted file the same name it had
> before it was encrypted without specifying it in the command line. Can the
> encrypted filename be generated automatically?

GnuPG automatically includes the original filename inside the
encrypted file.  Include the --use-embedded-filename option when
decrypting to use this name when decrypting.


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