GnuPG Large File Issues - Windows
jeffreyt at OWWCO.com
Fri Sep 2 18:32:36 CEST 2005
I am hoping to use GnuPG to encrypt some database flat file backups. My
initial testing worked great, no issues. However I have started testing
with some slightly larger files - currently 5.7GB in size. I have tried
it with the default compression on and with a '-z 0'. The gpg file gets
created with no issues in either case. When I try to decrypt it though
I get the following error:
gpg: encrypted with 2048-bit ELG-E key, ID C8D07746, created 2005-09-02
"System Administrator <obscured at obscured.com>"
gpg: [don't know]: invalid packet (ctb=00)
gpg: WARNING: encrypted message has been manipulated!
gpg: [don't know]: invalid packet (ctb=06)
This happens at the 1.5GB mark every time.
I saw this from the archives:
Has this been fixed in the newer releases? Or am I missing something
Running on Windows 2000 SP4
Using GnuPG 1.4.2 (installed via the installer package to c:\GnuPG)
To encrypt I am using this command line:
'gpg --encrypt-files -r "System Administrator" -z 0
To decrypt I am using this command line:
'gpg --decrypt0files <filename_5.7GB_in_size.gpg>'
Any assistance or suggestions would be greatly appreciated! Just let me
know if I left a piece of information out that you may need.
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