Encrypted file filename

Tracy D. Bossong sithtracy at yahoo.com
Wed Oct 26 23:40:49 CEST 2005

Instead of --decrypt, use

gpg --use-embedded-filename myfile.pgp

--- Wes <wespvp at syntegra.com> wrote:

> Sorry, I earlier posted this with an old thread in
> the subject.
> PGP 9 stores the file name in the encrypted data. 
> You can take a file
> xyz.pgp, decrypt it, and return it to the original
> "My Word Doc.DOC".  There
> is nothing externally visible, either in a PGP
> Partitioned message, nor in a
> hex dump of the PGP data, to indicate the original
> file name.
> I don't see any way in GPG to read the original file
> name, or to write the
> output to a file of the original name (or conversely
> to set the file name).
> Is this possible?  I'm using GPG 1.4.1.
> Wes
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