Odd error

Len Sassaman rabbi at quickie.net
Thu Dec 13 22:04:01 CET 2001

On Thu, 13 Dec 2001, Werner Koch wrote:

> On Wed, 12 Dec 2001 18:54:38 -0800 (PST), Len Sassaman said:
> > Any idea what would prompt this error?
> > gpg: Ohhhh jeeee: no decrypt() for 17
> That is the dummy handler for *DSA* decryption, which does not make
> much sense of course.  I added an additional test so that we get a
> more useful error message (unusable pubkey algorithm).
> Strange, which software was used to encrypt using DSA?  Probably the
> algorithm identifier was not set correctly.

mpgp, the pgp test program that is part of Mixmaster. Interesting...
Mixmaster itself never encrypts messages with PGP, only decrypts (I
believe), so this wouldn't have been noticed before.


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