grayd at extenza-turpin.com
Tue Jan 25 12:56:45 CET 2005
Thanks for your response. Reading on the net it seems like PGP has had an
interesting history and this would account for the disparate versions.
I've now taken a slightly different approach. I've created a new key pair
using PGP 8.1 and then imported both into my GnuPG keyring on VMS - all
works fine. Just need the supplier to try importing my new 8.1 public key
into their 2.6.3 keyring...
From: Werner Koch [mailto:wk at gnupg.org]
Sent: 24 January 2005 07:45
To: David Gray
Cc: GnuPG Users List
Subject: Re: 2.6.3i
On Fri, 21 Jan 2005 15:36:18 -0000, David Gray said:
> I was under the impression that PGP could use alternate algorithms?
PGP >=5 can. PGG 2 is hardwired to MD5, RSA and IDEA. There is an
inofficial 2.6 version my disastry which allows for most of the
> of suppliers who uses PGP. The GnuPG features page mentions that it can
> decrypt file encrypted with PGP 5, 6 & 7 so I guess that answers my
> question... Hmmm, back to the drawing board.
PGP >= 6.5.8 (or was it 6.5.3?) works fine althought it is not OpenPGP
> I'm not sure about the POSIX subsystem, is it relevant?
No. I was just wondering how it is possible to build GnuPG on plain
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