###adding compression algorythm

David Shaw dshaw at jabberwocky.com
Thu Jun 24 23:11:53 CEST 2004

On Tue, Jun 22, 2004 at 09:50:56AM +0200, Holger Sesterhenn wrote:
> Hi,
> > I use gnupg 1.2.4 on windows. I would like to use bz2 for the
> > compression before encryption.
> > How can I tell gnupg a new compression algorythm.
> > My gnupg currently doesn't know bz2 as compression algorythm, see the
> > version output.
> You can download the development version 1.3.6.
> But remember that most of the other OpenPGP clients does not support BZ2
> compression at the moment (e.g. PGP 8.0x).

GnuPG 1.2.4 supports BZip2.  Most likely the GnuPG binary he is using
was not linked with the BZip2 DLL.  I know there is one out there, but
I have no idea how common it is.


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