False Decrypt Error...

Eric Robinson ewrobinson at fedex.com
Tue Jun 13 20:51:03 CEST 2006

Ok, will do, in this case they send 10 files each day and maybe 1 a week errors out like this...
Thanks again,
Eric Robinson
Business Application Advisor
FedEx Corporate Services
Internet Engineering & EC Integration

-----Original Message-----
From: David Shaw [mailto:dshaw at jabberwocky.com] 
Sent: Tuesday, June 13, 2006 1:47 PM
To: Eric Robinson
Cc: gnupg-users at gnupg.org
Subject: Re: False Decrypt Error...

On Tue, Jun 13, 2006 at 01:40:51PM -0500, Eric Robinson wrote:
> Hello David,
> Thanks so much for responding...
> We have switched from PGP to GPG and we have some of our customers are 
> still using PGP,
> ¨PGPÁÀNŠˆæ °  is the first part of the message.
> What you said below is suspicous, I did notice a null value 00, hex 20 
> 20, at the end of the file, I stripped it out and resubmitted it and 
> it processed fine.
> I will go on that assumption for now and edit these files that come in 
> and fail.  If that's the case I'll get our development team towrite a 
> program to strip these out automatically before decryption.

Take a look at how you're transferring the files around.  It's a very common problem where people use FTP in ascii mode to copy the files around and end up with them mangled.


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