GnuPG 1.03, RSA/IDEA, and cipher-algo preferences

Frank Tobin
Tue, 26 Sep 2000 09:54:27 -0500 (CDT)

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Glenn Leavell, at 10:09 -0400 on Tue, 26 Sep 2000, wrote:

> --cipher-algo name
> Use name as cipher algorithm. Running the pro­
> gram with the command --version yields a list of
> supported algorithms. If this is not used the
> cipher algorithm is selected from the prefer­
> ences stored with the key.
> This makes it sound like I can associate a default cipher algorithm
> preference for each key in my keyring.
It does? Doesn't sound like that to me. What it means is that you specify not a default cipher for the key, but a cipher to use for that session. That is, you use --cipher-algo in conjunction with --encrypt or similar command. - -- Frank Tobin -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.0.3 (FreeBSD) Comment: pgpenvelope 2.9.0 - iEYEARECAAYFAjnQuKoACgkQVv/RCiYMT6OdtQCfeHVOc0plqp8cERKtoJcoPRvT B+MAnj1BD4d3gNHkUNm3HbIzRZSsj6RF =5aJs -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- -- Archive is at - Unsubscribe by sending mail with a subject of "unsubscribe" to