file encryption and integrity check

Alphax alphasigmax at
Wed Feb 22 08:19:40 CET 2006

Francesco Turco wrote:
> i have disabled compression becouse files i have to encrypt are already
> compressed, and compression takes much more time then encryption.
> do you think it is a good choice?

IIRC GnuPG will detect if data is compressed before it tries to compress
it; if so, it won't try to.

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