Signing (with) old pgp 2 keys

Werner Koch wk at
Wed Jul 14 20:23:18 CEST 1999

Ralph Niere <niere at> writes:

> a) is it possible to sign my new key with my old one? I wasn't able to

Yes.  See my key for example.

>    accomplish that - even though I have the rsaref lib installed (and I 

Please don't use this RSAREF module if you are not living in the U.S.
There is a real RSA module which should be used by all non-U.S.

> b) can I force gnupg to sign mails so that the signature can be understood
>    by PGP2?

See the README file - you can check it with pgp 2 also I signed it with
GnuPG.  The only needed trick is not to use gpg in a pipe.

Werner Koch at            keyid 621CC013

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