Default build says "cipher algorithm is depreciated"
Thu Mar 8 17:43:01 2001
>>>"NI" == Nick Ing-Simmons <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>> You may want to have a look at: http://www.gnupg.org/faq.html#q6.13
NI> "Ignore this warning, more recent versions of gpg are corrected. "
NI> Where do I get a more-recent version - http://www.gnupg.org/ says 1.0.4
NI> is the latest?
As the time of that writing, it was already corrected in the CVS. Since
then, there has not been a new release. I thought there would have been
one quite soon - hence the wording.
NI> I found a fix in the mail archive eventually, but would rather have a
NI> clean bundle if one exists. (Manager types don't like such messages,
NI> nor security packages which have been "messed with".)
The fix in the mailing list archive is trivial and the same that was
incorporated into the CVS. Unfortunately, with gnupg 1.0.4 you'll either
have to patch it or live with this message :-(
Alternatively, you could use a development release, with is just a CVS
snapshot at some (probably) stable point. The latest is
But then, your manager type might not like the warning "Don't use this
on a production system". This is issued by default by all non-official
releases, as they are all considered kind of "beta".
Nils Ellmenreich, Lst. f. Programmierung, Universitaet Passau, Germany