gpg error messag

Patrick Brunschwig patrick at
Mon Nov 6 11:19:18 CET 2006

Jim Dever wrote:
> David Shaw wrote:
>> You might be able to manipulate things into verifying the signature by
>> editing the file to change the SHA1 string to SHA256, but the real
>> problem is probably in whatever program generated the message.
> Thanks!  I thought that might be the problem although I didn't know how
> to determine what hash the message was actually using.  What's
> ridiculous is that the message was produced by the PGP Global Directory
> keyserver.  The message is PGP/MIME in HTML format and I don't even see
> a HASH string in the message source at all.

The  hash string should be in the message header, something like
Content-Type: multipart/signed; micalg=pgp-sha1;

I'm pretty sure that something is defined -- Enigmail will not try to
verify the message if no hash algorithm is provided.


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