Algorithm preferences (was: decrypting pgp with gpg)
Huels, Ralf KSV
15 Sep 2000 11:13:57 +0200
> The best way to avaoid this is by changing the preferences of your
> public key using either PGP (you can select them somewhere) or GnuPG:
> Change the expiration date of your key and the default GnuPG
> preferences will be written. (you may want to change the expiration
> date back to the original value later).
Algo preferences in the key were a matter of some discussion in
Please correct me, if I´m wrong: AFAICS GnuPG always defaults to 10/4/3
and there is no way to change the preferences other than the way you
describe above, which I think is awkward.
Changing the preferences to anything else but 10/4/3 is not possible
at all, is it?
Would it be possible to add a method to change preferred algorithms
in the --edit-key funktion and options to set preferred algorithms
to user preferences at key generation time to the to-do list for
Ralf Hüls Bismarckplatz
KSV Kreditschutz-Vereinigung GmbH 44866 Bochum
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