gpg --pgp2 and sign+encrypt

Michael H. Warfield
Fri May 3 18:22:01 2002

On Thu, May 02, 2002 at 04:59:31PM -0400, David Shaw wrote:

> 1.0.7 behavior:

>     sign+encrypt with a v3 or v4 key: signature that all versions of
>     GnuPG and PGP except PGP 2.x can use

> GnuPG can make clear signatures and detached signatures for PGP 2.x.
> The only thing that it does not do is encrypt+sign for PGP 2.x.

	Ok...  I found that this can be accomplished with the four step
proceedure at once you correct for
the typos in the FAQ (like --detach-sign instead of --detach-signature).
So, now I can build this into a shell script to automate the process.
(I have a very specific requirement for messages which are signed and
symetrically encrypted that must be read by pgp-2.6.2 users).  Is there
some reason this can't be incorporated into a super pgp2 compat mode?

> David

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