Decrypting multiple files gives errors

fourthirtysix fourthirtysix at
Sun Apr 15 04:34:02 CEST 2007

is there another forum where i can ask this?  i've used gnupg for a long time
and now i'm losing some faith in it's stability due to this problem... 

fourthirtysix wrote:
> I'm getting errors when i try to decrypt multiple files at the same time
> with --decrypt-files. When I do files individually, they seem to decrypt
> fine. When I do multiple files, the first file decrypts fine, but all the
> others give errors like this:
> gpg: encrypted with 2048-bit ELG-E key, ID 12345678, created 2007-01-01
>       "John Smith <smith at>"
> gpg: WARNING: multiple plaintexts seen
> gpg: handle plaintext failed: unexpected data
> I'm using gpg (GnuPG) 1.4.6 on Ubuntu 7.10 and this error is occuring on
> two different computers using the same keys.
> Please help! I don't want to have to decrypt one at a time!
> Thanks

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