gpg can't decrypt with PGP 7 secret key

Werner Koch
Mon Jan 14 08:40:02 2002

On Sun, 13 Jan 2002 15:59:47 -0700, Doug Ellsley said:

> [localhost:~] doug% gpg --decrypt /Users/doug/Desktop/passwords.rtf
> gpg: protection algorithm 1 is not supported

That is the IDEA algorithm.  you can find a workaround in the FAQ
(unset the passphrase in PGP and set it again using GnuPG).  The next
GnuPG release prints a more verbose error message.


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