[linux-elitists] pgp -m with gpg

David Shaw dshaw@jabberwocky.com
Sun Dec 9 18:28:14 PST 2001


On Sun, Dec 09, 2001 at 11:23:53AM -0800, Marc MERLIN wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 09, 2001 at 11:18:11AM -0800, Aaron Lehmann wrote:
> > On Sun, Dec 09, 2001 at 11:08:45AM -0800, Marc MERLIN wrote:
> > > So, I have files simply encrypted with a cypher, and I used to view them
> > > with pgp -m filename.
> > 
> > What about gpg -d < file ?
> 
> Yep, that works, thanks.
> 
> Now, I've found out that whatever cypher pgp uses for symetric encryption,
> gpg can't grok apparently (even with the idea module loaded)

Try forcing the issue:

  gpg --cipher-algo idea -d < file

The latest CVS of gpg can handle this without the options.

David

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