working with bare gpg - how to close the text-block

Robert J. Hansen rjh at
Wed Jan 24 18:12:06 CET 2007

Bazzz wrote:
> Ctrl-Z  followed by Enter results in
> gpg: no valid OpenPGP data found.
> gpg: processing message failed: eof

Yep.  This is exactly what should happen.  If you want to manually enter
an entire GnuPG message and then hit Ctrl-Z, you'll discover it works fine.

Note that due to normal human error rates, you almost certainly don't
want to do this.  But if you have a bad case of OCD, then go for it.

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