interoperability with pgp

Graham Murray
02 Oct 1999 08:32:56 +0000

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Thomas Bader <> writes:

> GnuPG doesn't use the RSA and IDEA algorithms. So you can't use a key
> which is generated from PGP 2.x (PGP 2.x only knows RSA- and IDEA
> keys). PGP 2.x can't use a key from GnuPG, because PGP 2.x doesn't
> knows the algorithms (in this case DSA/EG).
Though it is possible to add support for RSA and IDEA by compiling them as modules and using load-extension. Which means that you can communicate with PGP 2.x users. -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.0.0 (GNU/Linux) Comment: Processed by Mailcrypt 3.5.4 and Gnu Privacy Guard <> iD8DBQE39cM0EhN/ETQwnEERAj9dAKDE1KHKtvnEVKsDLkSWFSbmmrfsfACeNZwD wwM0+dbWFiKJpYxYyXtQrp8= =sczG -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----