GPG 1.4.x v.s 2.x

Robert J. Hansen rjh at
Thu Dec 20 18:49:51 CET 2007

Alan Olsen wrote:
> The place I work needs to upgrade gpg badly.  They know this.  The
> question is do they go with the 1.4.x tree or should they go to the
> 2.x codebase?

Depends on what you want to do with it.  If you're only worried about
OpenPGP (RFC2440 or RFC4880) traffic, then the 1.4 tree is the one to
use; it has the longest history, more eyes have looked at it, and the
user community is larger.

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