decrypt problem

Alphax alphasigmax at
Sat Oct 21 15:36:34 CEST 2006 wrote:
> Hi
> I have encrypted a large file (280MB) with gpg v1.4.2 on suse 10.0.
> By decrypting the file I get the following error message:
> gpg: Problem reading source (10429120 bytes remaining)
> gpg: handle plaintext failed: Dateilesefehler
> gpg: Warnung: Verschlüsselte Botschaft ist manipuliert worden!
> The last line is in German, basically it says that the text may be manipulated 
> by a 3rd party.
> Can I handle such huge files with gpg at all?
> If so, what is the cause of this error because I am quite sure that the file 
> had not been manipulated in the meantime.
> Any help is very much appreciated because this is a backup file.

You could try the --ignore-mdc-error option and if it's an ASCII armored
file the --ignore-crc-error option. No guarantees though...

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