rsa incorporation in gnupg

Janusz A. Urbanowicz alex at
Wed Jun 30 21:18:58 CEST 1999

> On Wed, 30 Jun 1999, Werner Koch wrote:
> > $ `grep gcc rsa.c` && su -c "mv rsa /usr/local/lib/gnupg/"
> > $ echo  "--load-extension rsa" >>~/.gnupg/options
> As I was doing this the other day, it occurred to me that it would be nice
> to have a "global" options file that is parsed for everyone. For example,
> parse a /usr/local/lib/gnupg/option first, and the suppliment it with a a
> user's individual settings, perhaps with a command-line option to avoid
> parsing the global file for paranoid users.

A good idea although not all options should be settable as global. Global
ones could be : keyserver, charset, load-extension. Others should be local,
per-user only settable.

   *   | Janusz A. "Alex" Urbanowicz,           \  Home: <alex at>
 --+~| |     \  Work: <alex at>
 `_|/  |                                            \____ RSA: 512/0xAB425659
   |   | Say it with flowers - give her a triffid!

More information about the Gnupg-devel mailing list