problem encrypting with someone else's key

Hauke Laging mailinglisten at
Mon Mar 17 02:29:28 CET 2014

Am So 16.03.2014, 23:21:45 schrieb Charles Spitzer:
> Even stranger, I had the same version of gpg installed on a friend's
> machine. He encrypted a file containing only a HelloWorld with the
> same key, and I did the same. The encrypted files weren't the same.

They are never the same because of the session key which is unique for 
each encryption operation. Furthermore the compression configuration may 
be different. I am not familiar enough with RSA padding; maybe length 
differences can result from that, too.

Crypto für alle:
OpenPGP: 7D82 FB9F D25A 2CE4 5241 6C37 BF4B 8EEF 1A57 1DF5
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