GPGServices is decrypting to filename _CONSOLE

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01 Sep, 2015 10:56 PM

This problem surfaces when I'm using the latest release, GPG_Suite-2015.08. and also the latest nightly, GPG Suite-1432n

Using the context menu 'Decrypt File' Service on file foo.pdf.asc decrypts to file _CONSOLE. If I rename the decrypted file to _CONSOLE.pdf, it opens fine as a PDF file, so the decryption is working fine, just the naming of the resultant file is off.

If I uninstall and reinstall "GPG Suite - 2013.10.22.dmg", the decrypted file is name foo.pdf, as I would expect.

For some reason since the 10/22/13 release the decrypt file service fails to rename the decrypted file by just dropping the .asc suffix.

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Steve on 07 Sep, 2015 08:21 AM

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    Hi there,

    is this always reproducible if you encrypt a new file e.g. test.txt and then decrypt using GPG Suite 2015.08?

    If yes, could you encrypt a file to our public key (teamATgpgtoolsDOTorg - already in GPG Keychain) and attach it to this discussion here.

    All the best,

  2. 2 Posted by Mento on 22 Sep, 2015 09:14 AM

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    i've fixed the bug today.
    Explanation: If a message is flagged as "for your eyes only", gpg sets the filename to _CONSOLE. GPGServices has ignored this fact. Now it will ignore this special filename.

    Regards, Mento

  3. 3 Posted by hgpgtools on 22 Sep, 2015 08:42 PM

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    Thx for the fix. I'll try the nightlies tomorrow and let you know if the problem remains.


  4. 4 Posted by hgpgtools on 30 Sep, 2015 11:16 PM

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    I tried the nightlies of a night or two ago (GPG Suite 1460n) and the problem was resolved.

    Thx for your help,


  5. Mento closed this discussion on 02 Oct, 2015 01:34 PM.

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