[openpgp] "OpenPGP Simple"

David Leon Gil coruus at gmail.com
Mon Mar 16 22:15:28 CET 2015

Re Jon's comment above: The five-octet, new-format thing is what the
End-to-End extension does.

On Monday, March 16, 2015, Werner Koch <wk at gnupg.org> wrote:

> On Mon, 16 Mar 2015 19:12, singpolyma at singpolyma.net <javascript:;> said:
> > Yes.  Last time I checked, gnupg < 2 (which is still the default on
> > most of my systems) only generates old-style headers, whereas my
> That depends on how you invoke gpg and whether the new packer headers
> are required.  That is required for PGP-2 compatibility.

Is there an option to completely disable this? Relatedly, is there any
option to not use new-format partial lengths?

Partial lengths are really a nuisance to parse.
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