Unsupported public key algorithm

J. Goodleaf goodleaf@goodleaf.net
Thu, 29 Jun 2000 09:35:39 -0700 (PDT)

Could this have something to do with RSA or IDEA? I think those guys are
patented/licensed, so probably unsupported by GNUpg. Perhaps you're trying
to import a RSA key?

I'm just winging it here, so feel free to correct me.

John Goodleaf

PGP key: finger goodleaf@goodleaf.net

On Thu, 29 Jun 2000, Stefan Suurmeijer wrote:

> Hi,
> I've just installed GNUPG 1.0.1, and everything seems to be working fine,
> except for one small detail. For some users, I get an error when trying to
> import their public key: Unsupported public key algorithm, no valid user
> IDs, this may be caused by a missing self signature.
> I'm using gnupg with pgp4pine. When I import the same key on another
> machine running winblows with pgp 6.5.3 it is imported without any
> trouble. To think that something that doesn't work on a linux machine
> would work on a winblows machine of course goes against every law of
> nature, so I would greatly appreciate it if someone could show me the
> error of my ways. ;-)
> Thanks in advance
> Stefan Suurmeijer