Help with decrypting gpg file

David Shaw dshaw at
Thu Aug 27 16:48:04 CEST 2009

On Aug 27, 2009, at 10:36 AM, John Betz wrote:

> I appreciate the offer David, but I don't have PowerArchiver so I  
> can't
> create a sample input file. The file I am trying to decrypt is  
> coming from
> another source so I would have to get them involved in order to  
> create a
> sample archive file. Because WinZip is compatible, I am able to open  
> with
> PGP and then extract the individual files. The problem is  
> specifically with
> GPG - and I am using that because PGP doesn't run in batch mode.
> My original thought was that there must be something I was doing  
> wrong when
> decrypting the file, but based on the feedback I am getting, and my  
> review
> of available commands and options I doubt that is the issue.

Try 'gpg --list-packets <thefile>'.  What does that return?


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