can not decrypt file suddenly

jason zhang jasonzhang2002 at
Tue Apr 14 05:56:25 CEST 2015

Hi Doug
Yes, the problem started after the unscheduled shutdown. Unfortunately, I
don't have an archived version. The problem is that another encrypted,
which I have not touched for sometime, cann't be opened either.

On Mon, Apr 13, 2015 at 8:46 PM, Doug Barton <dougb at> wrote:

> On 4/13/15 8:07 PM, jason zhang wrote:
>> Thank you very much for the help.
>> Yes, it asked me the passphrase just after "gpg: CAST5 encrypted data"
>> line, and I gave the passphrase. The passphrase is definitely right
>> since I used it very 2 or 3 days.
> You mentioned that you had an unscheduled shutdown recently. Did the
> problem start shortly thereafter? Do you have an archived version of the
> file that you can compare this one too? It's not impossible that the
> encrypted file was corrupted.
> Doug
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