rhkelly rhkelly at
Fri Oct 31 02:26:23 CET 2003

Hunter, Bryan wrote:

> A timing of a simple encryption ....  showed that GnuPG
> took 2 1/2 times longer than an old PGP program.  

Strange... my results (on a 100MB random/binary file) are:

PGP 2.6.2:       74 seconds
GPG 1.0.6-2:     26 seconds

BTW, a dedicated file/crypt program (burp120, blowfish)
is considerably faster:  14 seconds


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