Bug with GnuPG 2.1.1 on Windows 7 x64

Robert J. Hansen rjh at sixdemonbag.org
Mon Jan 12 22:51:57 CET 2015

> On a Fedora 20 box running GnuPG 2.0.20-something (.25?), I made a
> backup of several sensitive files -- including my keyrings -- and used
> GnuPG to symmetrically encrypt the archive.  I can decrypt this archive
> on every 2.0.whatever installation I have, but my one GnuPG 2.1.1
> installation, on a Windows 7 x64 box, can't decrypt it.

Update: 2.1.1 on OS X (using Patrick Brunschwig's build) works fine.

The major difference between the two installations is (a) one is a
Windows box and one is an OS X box, and (b) OS X has my private keys on
it, and on Windows I was relying on using the symmetric passphrase to
decrypt it.

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