GnuPG 1.03, RSA/IDEA, and cipher-algo preferences
Tue, 26 Sep 2000 11:24:13 -0400
On Tue, Sep 26, 2000 at 09:54:27AM -0500, Frank Tobin 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.
Thanks for the response. I didn't mean that the man page description for
the --cipher-algo option was to be used to specify a general preference. I
was referring to the sentence that says "If this [the --cipher-algo option]
is not used the cipher algorithm is selected from the preferences stored
with the key." And my question is: How do I specify that stored
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