--digest-algo (feature request)

David Shaw dshaw at jabberwocky.com
Fri Jul 16 14:18:56 CEST 2004

On Fri, Jul 16, 2004 at 11:45:47AM +0200, Adrian 'Dagurashibanipal' von Bidder wrote:
> On Thursday 15 July 2004 07.42, Atom 'Smasher' wrote:
> > what if i generate a 2048 RSA signing subkey... let's say i want to
> > specify (in my config) that i want to use SHA-512 if i'm signing
> > something with my 4096 key; and SHA-256 if i'm signing something with
> > a 2048 key... and of course, DSS still needs SHA-1.
> Isn't this covered by the self-signature of the subkey? (not a 
> rethorical question - I thought it should be but I didn't verify)

No, the preferences in the selfsig handle signatured TO that person
(i.e. in an encrypt+sign operation by someone else).

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