libcrypt and RC2 revisited

Werner Koch wk at
Tue Jul 26 18:57:13 CEST 2005

On Tue, 26 Jul 2005 16:35:58 +0200, Sven Fischer said:

> out. Well, this seems to have a reason, since uncommenting and recompiling
> libgcrypt 1.2.1 let gpgsm try to decrypt the mail, but without success (it
> says no data). Where is the problem with this? Can I help in any way to
> decode the Outlook mails?

IIRC, we would need to implement a variant of RC2 to allow this.  And
well, 40 bit RC2 keys are pretty ridiculous.



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