How can I encrypt with a PGP pub key
Robert J. Hansen
rjh at sixdemonbag.org
Mon Aug 25 12:52:53 CEST 2008
> Is that impossible to encrypt with a PGP public key?
> My PGP is FW 6.5.8, and I tested to import the public key to GPG,
6.5.8 is old. "Decrepit" might be a better word to use for it. It
_way_ predates RFC4880, and thus you need to tell GnuPG to work around
PGP 6.5.8's limitations.
Add "--pgp6" to the beginning of your GnuPG command line. E.g.:
gpg --pgp6 --recipient <name> --encrypt <file>
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