effects and incompatibilities between GPG1.0.6 and PGP CKT 06

Werner Koch wk@gnupg.org
Sat Jul 7 16:35:02 2001

On Sat, 7 Jul 2001 12:35:05 +0200, Kai Raven said:

> i have made some tests with GnuPG 1.0.6 and PGP CKT build 06.
> It seems to me, that GnuPG doesn't use RSA v.4 Keys with RSA v.4 Subkeys
> correctly (?) and that there is a compatibility problem between PGP CKT and
> GPG, based on the MDC function in conjunction with Twofish and AES.
I really wonder what is wrong. I did extensive testing with Hal and Len (of NAI) when we implemented Twofish and the MDC packet. We sorted some problems out and never had any problems any later. We did this before we published any version (PGP or GnuPG). So I wonder what's going wrong.
> I have summarized my results with the key material on the temporary webpage
> http://home.nexgo.de/kraven/pgp/gpg_ckt.html
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