gpg fails to decrypt files encrypted to the same name as the original input

Ben McGinnes ben at
Mon Jun 20 04:10:38 CEST 2011

On 20/06/11 4:32 AM, Jerome Baum wrote:
> That's actually quite common for software to do. There are a few
> notable exceptions (sort(1) comes to mind), but it's not something you
> normally have to worry about. People tend to append ".gpg" anyway. :)

Actually people tend to ignore the -o flag and let GPG add whichever
extension is appropriate, either .gpg or .asc, to the filename.


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