Is it possible to decide what is a gpg file?

Timo Juhani Lindfors timo.lindfors at
Tue Nov 17 18:04:43 CET 2009

Melikamp The Medley <melikamp at> writes:
> and enter a passphrase, I get an encrypted foo-file.gpg.

gpg seems to be able to determine the cipher used:

$ gpg foo-file.gpg
gpg: CAST5 encrypted data

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