German "umlauts" in passphrase

Benjamin Donnachie benjamin at
Tue Jul 18 14:24:52 CEST 2006

Werner Koch wrote:
> You need to try.  There is no conversion inside gpg and gpg uses
> whatever you type/feed.  I see that this is a problem between
> different platforms.  However there is no real solution for this
> problem because it would break all non-ASCII pasphrases currently in
> use.

Perhaps some sort of configuration option for the people that need it?
(Or even the people that don't need it!)

Take care,


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