please change the default hashing algorithm

Robert J. Hansen rjh at
Tue Jul 14 22:20:38 CEST 2015

>> Speaking of, what *are* the current default preference lists, as
>> of GnuPG 2.1.6?  It's been quite some time since I've looked at
>> them, and I suspect they may have changed.
> Good question ...
> I checked, they're still pretty lame with the default RSA key type:

No, I meant the personal-digest-preferences,
personal-cipher-preferences, etc.

With respect to the key preference defaults, I don't know about you but
it looks pretty solid to me.  AES is still the best thing going, and
256-bit hash algorithms are recommended for use with 3072-bit keys.

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