GPG Problem - invalid radix64 character

Jerome Baum jerome at
Fri May 13 13:04:30 CEST 2011

On Fri, May 13, 2011 at 12:42, Turbo Fredriksson <turbo at> wrote:

> On 13 maj 2011, at 12.08, Jerome Baum wrote:
> 1. What character is D0, 00, AD and DE? What can I look for
>>>  (to try to diagnose the problem/file)
> You can look for D0, 00, AD and DE.
> Doh! I assumed that these where some code characters (meaning it's
> something else in the actuall file).
> Looking for these (egrep 'D0|00|AD|DE') basically gives me every single
> line! They are everywhere, even in the very first file (which extracted
> without any problems).

Should have been clearer. D0 here is character 208, etc. "D0" (the string)
is okay, what gpg is screaming about is that D0 as a byte isn't a valid
Base64 character.

Jerome Baum

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PGP: A0E4 B2D4 94E6 20EE 85BA E45B 63E4 2BD8 C58C 753A
PGP: 2C23 EBFF DF1A 840D 2351 F5F5 F25B A03F 2152 36DA
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