disgest-algo question

David Shaw dshaw at jabberwocky.com
Tue Mar 15 16:18:16 CET 2005

On Tue, Mar 15, 2005 at 09:29:03AM -0400, Terry Soucy wrote:
> Hi All,
> I have added an RSA subkey to my key so that I can sign messages with the 
> SHA256 Algo.  I have made sure that my version of gpg supports SHA256.  My 
> problem comes when I add digest-algo sha256 to my gpg.conf file, my kgpg 
> doesn't display any keys, and my mailer (kmail) complains that no keys are 
> available for signing.  Once I comment out the digest-algo line, everything 
> works fine as before.  Am I missing something, or maybe my distro (suse 9.2) 
> tossed out support for higher hash algorithms?

Your signature says you are using GnuPG 1.2.5.  If you want to use
SHA256, upgrade to 1.4.0 or later and put:

	personal-digest-preferences sha256

in your gpg.conf file.


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