default symmetric algorithm used for private key
c.whoami at gmail.com
Fri Apr 3 17:01:05 CEST 2009
Thank you very much for your answer! :)
On Wed, Apr 1, 2009 at 2:49 PM, David Shaw <dshaw at jabberwocky.com> wrote:
> On Mar 29, 2009, at 3:37 PM, Chrys M wrote:
>> I am trying to find out which is the default algorithm that GPG uses to
>> encrypt my private key with the passphrase provided.
>> Is there a command that I can use?
> It's CAST5, unless:
> a) You don't have CAST5 compiled in
> b) You run with --rfc24480, --rfc4880 or --openpgp
> In any of those cases, it's 3DES.
> (Basically, unless you're doing something fairly unusual, it's CAST5)
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