RSA+RSA is now the default

Nicholas Cole nicholas.cole at
Sat Jun 6 00:02:01 CEST 2009

On Fri, Jun 5, 2009 at 5:55 PM, Werner Koch<wk at> wrote:
> On Mon,  1 Jun 2009 16:02, nicholas.cole at said:
>> Is there any way that the list of algorithms could be available in the
>> --status-fd output (ie. for when --no-tty has to be used or no
>> terminal is present?)
> The key generation dialog has been written for a human user and all
> scripts should use the batch mode.
> What I plan is to have a new interface which lists the default
> algorithms and related information.  This allows frontends to use the
> batch mode key generation while taking the actual algorithms from GnuPG.

Fantastic!  Though I was actually talking about the addsubkey menu,
not the create key menu.  I don't quite understand why that menu has
to be sent to the terminal only (rather than stdout) - since it would
be easy to parse.


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