gpg 2048R - why encryption data length is different if text data 36 bytes
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we are using gpg2 and base64 commands with 2048R algorithm Input: encrypted 36
bytes input text data with fixed length(36 bytes) current problem: if i run
gpg command continuously, some times encrypted the data with 387 bytes instead
of 389 bye

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There is no guarantee how long the output will be. Several factors influence
this. For example the compression or removed leading zero bytes in encrypted
random session keys can have this effect.

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