gnupg vs. gnupg2
Robert J. Hansen
rjh at sixdemonbag.org
Mon Mar 16 03:05:42 CET 2009
Suno Ano wrote:
> - besides the afore mentioned differences like monolitic vs modular
> architecture, what else is different? Well, gpg2 provides support for
> MIME types as I figured ... what else?
GnuPG 2 is somewhat larger and provides S/MIME support and gpg-agent.
That's really about it.
> - is gpg2 considered prime time ready?
According to Werner, yes. Me, I wouldn't call GnuPG 2 for Windows ready
for prime time. Over on Enigmail we see a fair number of GnuPG 2 for
Windows problems -- or have historically; we haven't had much lately.
> - there is one utterly annoying fact with gpg2 which is the graphical
> windows which keep poping up http://i43.tinypic.com/154yb04.png How
> can I get rid of them and have the behavior of gpg which just stays
> in the shell?
Can't answer this one, since I use 1.4.
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