upgrading from 1.4.7 to 2.0.14

Charly Avital shavital at mac.com
Fri May 28 08:02:36 CEST 2010

Olav Seyfarth wrote the following on 5/28/10 1:07 AM:
> Hi,
>> i have gnuPG 1.4.7 currently installed on windows xp
>> i want to install gnuPG 2.0.14
>> question: will there be any compatibility issues with my current keys, etc?
> None that I know of. I had no troubles to use and edit old and new keys.
> Olav

No problems with the keys per se, but I am referring here to the 'etc?'
in your question.

GnuPG 2.0.14 will require the configuration and use of gpg-agent, that
will cache (without writing it to disk) the passphrase of your secret key.

Thus, for the value you'll set to gpg-agent's cache, you will not have
to type your passphrase, after you have typed it once for decrypting,
and once for signing.
and others.


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