file encryption and integrity check
johanw at vulcan.xs4all.nl
Tue Feb 28 00:18:07 CET 2006
David Shaw wrote:
>This is correct. Of course, it's possible that GnuPG doesn't
>recognize a particular kind of compression. If I recall, it looks for
>bzip, gzip, and zip.
A simple default test would be of course to check if the used compression
algorithm could decrease the file size: this would also prevent compression
being used from files like jpeg and mpeg. However, I don't see how to use
this method in streaming mode.
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