ECC code now in GnuPG master

smu johnson smujohnson at
Fri Feb 4 03:46:07 CET 2011

Glad you asked, I'm sort of in the same boat.  I am a win32 kinda-guy and
hate compiling stuff bigger than a hello world program.  I just use the
installers with GnuPG v1.xx.x stuff, and this new v2 branch sounds pretty

On Thu, Feb 3, 2011 at 2:46 PM, Avi < at> wrote:

> That is great news, Werner. Now, for those of us who are
> absolutely incapable of compiling code, let alone knowing what
> gcc is and linking libraries, AND who live in the evil Windows
> empire, will a binary ever be released that contains ECC
> support? In a similar vein, for those of us who like the small
> size and independence of the 1.x trunk (I keep an minimal
> installation of GnuPG, GPGShell, and my keyrings on a truecrypt
> encrypted folder on my usb stick), are there plans for ECC to be
> brought into the 1.X trunk, or will n00bz like me have to hope
> that someone compiles a stand-alone version of 2.1 for our use?
> Thank you,
> - --Avi
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