force-v4-certs and digest-algo

Brian M. Carlson karlsson at
Thu May 9 23:58:01 CEST 2002

On Thu, May 09, 2002 at 03:51:08PM -0400, David Shaw wrote:
> On Thu, May 09, 2002 at 07:40:24PM +0000, Brian M. Carlson wrote:
> > I have set force-v4-certs in my options file. I also have
> > digest-algo RIPEMD160 set. Yet, my signatures still are made with
> > SHA1, which I deprecate strongly.  If I have a preference on my key,
> > I'd prefer that gpg choose that, unless I choose a digest-algo
> > option, in which case gpg uses that. gpg has done neither.
> Let me make sure I understand what you are doing.  You want your key
> signatures - not data signatures - to use RIPEMD160 and not SHA1?

Yes. I want all my uses of the hash function for signatures to be with
RIPEMD160. I also use s2k-digest-algo RIPEMD160, but that is unrelated. 

Brian M. Carlson
<karlsson at>
OpenPGP: 0x351336B2DCA1913A
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