Decrypting Files Automatically

BharatG bpgadhia at
Mon Aug 28 17:49:02 CEST 2006

Hi Johan,
Thank you for the suggestion. I do not have any space in between passpharse
and pipe sign and my passphrase does not contain any newline/return.
Thank you.

Johan Wevers wrote:
> BharatG wrote:
>>type passphrase | gpg --passphrase-fd 0 --decypt-file "File Name"
>>in my case it looks like:
>>type "C:\SampleProjects\GnuPGDotNet\GnuPG\passphrase.txt" | gpg
>>--passphrase-fd 0 decrypt-files "C:\DocLib\EncryptedFile\Clock1.swf.gpg"
> Peculiarity with windows dealing with pipes. There should not be a space
> between the passphrase and the pipe sign.
> BTW, I don't know if the file contains a newline/retrun either, otherwise
> that might also cause problems.
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