[Announce] GnuPG: second release candidate for 1.4.8

Charly Avital shavital at mac.com
Fri Dec 14 16:34:57 CET 2007

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Werner Koch wrote the following on 12/14/07 8:35 AM:
> Hi,
> I just uploaded a second release candidate for GnuPG 1.4.8:
>   ftp://ftp.gnupg.org/gcrypt/alpha/gnupg/gnupg-1.4.8rc2.tar.bz2
>   ftp://ftp.gnupg.org/gcrypt/alpha/gnupg/gnupg-1.4.8rc2.tar.bz2.sig
> If you have problems with 1.4.7, you may want to give it a try.  Those
> who reported build problems should also try to build that one and report
> if the problems persist (to the gnupg-users ML).
> Note that the language files are not all updated and our translators may
> want to check whether they find time to send an update in.  There are
> certainly a couple of bugs not yet fixed as we had not the time to work
> through all bug reports, please complain if there are important things
> still not resolved.

> The actual release of 1.4.8 is planned for December 20. 
> Noteworthy changes since the last release candidate 
>     * Allow encryption using legacy Elgamal sign穷⯊ keys if
>       option --rfc2440 is used. 
>     * Fixed the auto creation of the key stub for smartcards.   
>     * Fixed a rare bug in decryption using the OpenPGP card. 
>     * Fix RFC-4880 typo in the SHA-224 hash prefix.  Old SHA-224
>       signatures will continue to work. 
> Happy hacking,
>    Werner

Compiled and running on:
Version info:   gnupg 1.4.8rc2
Configured for: Darwin (i386-apple-darwin9.1.0)

and on

Version info:   gnupg 1.4.8rc2
Configured for: Darwin (powerpc-apple-darwin9.1.0)

Charly - MacOSX (10.5.1)

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