dshaw at jabberwocky.com
Tue Jul 3 19:03:02 CEST 2007
On Tue, Jul 03, 2007 at 12:18:36PM -0400, David Shaw wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 03, 2007 at 08:41:09AM -0500, Andrew Berg wrote:
> > John Clizbe wrote:
> > > Also, this is a *known error*, see this thread, 'Algorithm 11 not
> > > available',
> > > http://lists.gnupg.org/pipermail/gnupg-users/2007-April/030974.html
> > >
> > >
> > > It stems from the fact that the cipher library in gpg2 does not
> > > have SHA-224 (hash algorithm 11) enabled.
> > >
> > > Amazing tool, list archives. 8-}\
> > I will remember that I need to search archives before posting
> > something relating to discussions I have earlier ignored.
> > Anyway, I don't understand. SHA224 is not in my
> > personal-digest-prefs, and all I did was list keys. Was there
> > something special about one of the keys?
> Yes. A key likely used SHA224 for a subkey certification or a
> "backsig" certification. When GPG2 tried to verify that subkey, it
> needed SHA224, didn't find it, and failed.
I should add, though, that this bug is fixed and will be in the next
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