Key import - time warp or clock problem
Wed Sep 3 17:35:02 2003
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* Admin @ Petridish.org <email@example.com> [2003-09-03 10:15]:
> I was wondring if someone could point me to an online doc on how to
> set a different hash algo in gpg
I think you want the digest-algo option:
Use name as the message digest algorithm. Running the program
with the command --version yields a list of supported algo-
> If there isisnt a manual or faq that explains it, would someone mind
> laying out a thumbnail sketch of how to do it?
It's in the man page; search for digest-algo.
> I have heard that sha1 has been broken and I wanted to begin using md5
I don't think either has been "broken". There is some speculation that
multiple inputs might have the same md5 checksum, but as far as I know
no one has come up with an example. I've heard that SHA-1 is less
likely to produce those conflicts.
I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.
-- Frank Lloyd Wright
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