gpg: protection algorithm 254 is not supported

David Shaw
Wed Oct 2 17:55:01 2002

On Wed, Oct 02, 2002 at 09:39:03AM -0400, Pilkington, Christopher J. wrote:
> Definately 1.2.0.  I uninstalled the others. I also tried this with 1.2.0
> under Linux. 

I believe you just discovered a bug in 1.0.6.  As best as I can tell,
you generated the key with 1.0.7 or 1.2.0, used it in 1.0.6, and then
used it in 1.0.7 or 1.2.0.  There is a bug in 1.0.6 that damaged the
key.  Unfortunately, I'm afraid the key is now corrupted and is not
recoverable.  Do you have a backup?  If so, import it into 1.0.7 or
1.2.0 and you should be okay.


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