how do I excrypt a file so that it can be opened with CA PGP

David Shaw dshaw at
Mon Jul 11 04:11:42 CEST 2005

On Sun, Jul 10, 2005 at 03:09:21PM -0400, Bill Fears wrote:
> Gnupg has a fact that referers to PGP compatiblity, but does anyone
> have any experinses they can share?
> I used gpg -r <thekey>  --compress-algo 1 --cipher-algo cast5 -e <filename>

There are many different versions of PGP.  What you are doing will
work with some, but not others.

In general, if the version of PGP you are using is even vaguely
recent, you don't need any options at all.


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