about GnuPG

Arsen Hayrapetyan ahairape at mail.yerphi.am
Mon Jun 2 10:35:35 CEST 2008

Hi Tigran!

> My name is Tigran and I have some issue ...
> On my system (Linux RH9 2.4.29) I'm using gpg (GnuPG) 1.2.1 with zlib-1.1.4-8.  But when I'm tring to decrypt files which was encrypted with public and private keys it get me this error message:
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
> gpg --decrypt-files /root/Test.xls.gpg
> gpg: encrypted with 2048-bit ELG-E key, ID 80224B85, created 2005-02-11
>       "test1 <test at test.ru>"
> File `/root/Test.xls' exists. Overwrite (y/N)? y
> gpg: fatal: zlib inflate problem: invalid stored block lengths
> secmem usage: 2048/3104 bytes in 4/7 blocks of pool 4544/16384
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> After this it creates a file Test.xls, but it has very small size and I can't open it 'cause it's damaged.
> I try to change my zlib with zlib 1.2.3 but it not help. Then I changed version of GPG with GPG 1.4.9. But steel I don't fix my issue. If you have any ideas please write me back ASAP.
I have searched in a couple of mailing lists and found out the following:


2) http://readlist.com/lists/gnupg.org/gnupg-users/0/3480.html

Personally, I've never encountered this problem, but maybe this helps you 
to solve it...

Best regards,

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