any data file

David Shaw dshaw at
Wed Jan 19 00:32:25 CET 2005

On Tue, Jan 18, 2005 at 05:36:11PM -0500, DBSMITH at wrote:
> I am running AIX 5.2 and gpg version 1.2.1.  When I encrypt a file and a
> vendor decrypts it,  this person is saying that the file does not have
> carriage returns in it, in other words it is a file with a bunch of
> continuous lines.
> The particular version of the vendor is pgp 8.
> Is there a parameter to help with this such as - -pgp8 or - -utf8-strings?
> Should I upgrade to a newer version?  Which one?

The parameter you are looking for is --textmode.  That option tells
GnuPG to use canonical text format to send, and tells PGP 8 to
un-canonicalize on the receiving side.


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