Timing test of GnuPG and old PGP

rhkelly rhkelly at myrealbox.com
Thu Oct 30 23:25:12 CET 2003

Hunter, Bryan wrote:

> Hi:
> A timing of a simple encryption of a large (327MB) 
 > file showed that GnuPG took 2 1/2 times longer than
 > an old PGP program.  Is this an expected
> typical result?

What is the symetrical cipher used in those two cases?
(I'd guess old PGP would be 3DES, GPG would be AES...)


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