Original File Names

Werner Koch wk at gnupg.org
Fri Apr 13 22:38:56 CEST 2007

On Fri, 13 Apr 2007 16:19, rmacneil at interactdirect.com said:

> When I encrypt a file, does the original name of the input file get stored inside the encrypted output file?

Yes.  However, it is not used when you decrypt such a file unless you
use the option:


   Try to create a file with a name as embedded in the data. This can be
   a dangerous option as it allows to overwrite files. Defaults to no.



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