file contained no OpenPGPdata

Cooperider, Brian Brian.Cooperider at
Fri Jul 30 22:36:44 CEST 2010

Thanks all that helped on this. As it turned out it was the transfer
process that was messing the key up as it passed through some extra
server security.

Brian Cooperider
IT Operations
Relay Health
8720 Orion Place, Suite 300
Columbus, OH 43240
614-885-0033 Fax

-----Original Message-----
From: Charly Avital [mailto:shavital at] 
Sent: Tuesday, July 27, 2010 1:35 PM
To: gnupg-users at
Subject: Re: file contained no OpenPGPdata

Sergey Matveev wrote the following on 7/27/10 12:33 PM:
> Greetings,
> On Tue, Jul 27, 2010 at 09:14:45AM -0700, Cooperider, Brian wrote:
>> Thanks, I'm correct in that GNUPG is not compatible with IDEA but is
>> with casts and 3DES?
> IDEA is patented, that is why default distributions and build of GnuPG
> do not include it. But it can be recompiled and built-in and
> successfully used. GnuPG supports many other various ciphers such as
> CAMELIA, Blowfish, Twofish, AES. You should recompile it with the
> ones.


For Windows users, I believe you would need: then to authenticate, then
expand and proceed from there.

In my MacOSX system I have:

gpg (GnuPG) 1.4.10
Copyright (C) 2008 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later
This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it.
There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.

Home: ~/.gnupg
Supported algorithms:
Cipher: IDEA (S1), 3DES (S2), CAST5 (S3), BLOWFISH (S4), AES (S7),
AES192 (S8),
        AES256 (S9), TWOFISH (S10), CAMELLIA128 (S11), CAMELLIA192
        CAMELLIA256 (S13)
Hash: MD5 (H1), SHA1 (H2), RIPEMD160 (H3), SHA256 (H8), SHA384 (H9),
      SHA512 (H10), SHA224 (H11)
Compression: Uncompressed (Z0), ZIP (Z1), ZLIB (Z2), BZIP2 (Z3)


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