[Announce] GnuPG 2.2.1 released

Daniel Kahn Gillmor dkg at fifthhorseman.net
Tue Sep 19 22:53:41 CEST 2017

On Tue 2017-09-19 13:55:21 -0400, Robert J. Hansen wrote:
> I, personally, would like to see GnuPG refuse to use 64-bit block
> ciphers for encryption unless an option was set (--allow-old-ciphers,
> perhaps).  Leave the algorithms in there for RFC conformance, let them
> decrypt without a warning, but require an option to be set for using them.

Good idea, Robert.  I've opened a bug report about it to track that
suggestion here:




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