David Shaw dshaw at
Sat Apr 14 23:07:48 CEST 2007

On Sat, Apr 14, 2007 at 10:02:20PM +0200, Jørgen Christiansen Lysdal wrote:
> David Shaw wrote:
> > It's historical.  Older versions of GPG generated keys with a standard
> > hash preference of RIPEMD/160 before SHA-1.  When GPG later started
> > using that hash preference to decide which hash to pick, this resulted
> > in people who were expecting SHA-1 to suddenly get RIPEMD/160.  To
> > restore the old behavior, we stuck a SHA-1 preference in
> > personal-digest-preferences.
> Can i have sausage with that?? //
> Is there an easy way to remove it??

Sure.  Just set the preferences to whatever you actually prefer.  If
you want no preferences at all, do
  personal-digest-preferences none


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