GPG 1.1.92 bogus error for IDEA plugin
Larry_C_Ellis at hotmail.com
Thu Sep 12 17:48:02 CEST 2002
When encrypting with option --pgp2, I received the following series of
C:\junk>gpg -e -r ellis --pgp2 frank.txt
gpg: NOTE: THIS IS A DEVELOPMENT VERSION!
gpg: It is only intended for test purposes and should NOT be
gpg: used in a production environment or with production keys!
gpg: encrypting a message in --pgp2 mode requires the IDEA cipher
gpg: the IDEA cipher plugin is not present
gpg: please see http://www.gnupg.org/why-not-idea.html for more information
gpg: this message may not be usable by PGP 2.x
File `frank.gpg' exists. Overwrite (y/N)?
In spite of the message about an absent IDEA plugin, there was an IDEA
plugin in place (from www.nullify.org), and the encryption occurred
successfully. Also, the encryption *did* occur, in spite of the bogus
The bogus error messages are not produced if verison 1.1.91 is used.
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