A Problem with GPG 1.2.2 on Windows

David Shaw dshaw at jabberwocky.com
Thu Sep 18 18:49:01 CEST 2003

On Thu, Sep 18, 2003 at 04:47:59PM +0200, Michael W. Lewis wrote:
> Does anyone know a windows binary for a newer version?


> What, please, does this mean?

> gpg: DSA requires the use of a 160 bit hash algorithm
> gpg: Readme.TXT: clearsign failed: general error

Somewhere in your config file, you have a "digest-algo XXXXX" set.
Remove it.  You cannot force the use of a digest algorithm other than
SHA1 or RIPEMD/160 when making a DSA signature.


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