recipient preferences

David Shaw
Wed Dec 11 20:17:02 2002

On Wed, Dec 11, 2002 at 08:10:15AM -1000, Tenui wrote:
> >>Hi all,
> >>When I created my key I chose AES256 as the encryption algorithm. When
> >>I encrypt to self (to encrypt a file on disk, for instance) I get the
> >> warning "gpg: forcing symmetric cipher AES256 (9) violates recipient
> >> privileges".
> >>
> >> The command "pref" gives me "S7 S3 S2 S1 H2 H3 Z2 Z1 [MDC]". If I use
> >> "setpref", what must I add to this string to include AES256?
> >AES256 == S9
> >AES192 == S8
> >AES    == S7

> Well, I have tried
> setpref S9 S8 S7 S3 S2 S1 H2 H3 Z2 Z1 [mdc]
> and I get
> gpg: invalid character in preference string

Leave off the [mdc].  It's always on unless you specifically turn it
off with no-mdc.


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