Two questions

Joseph Oreste Bruni jbruni at
Fri Jun 22 22:25:37 CEST 2007

PGP Fingerprint:
C54A C9DD 84AD C6FC D343  67C4 5195 D63A CD55 18C7

On Friday, June 22, 2007, at 12:36PM, "David Shaw" <dshaw at> wrote:
>On Fri, Jun 22, 2007 at 10:54:23AM -0700, Joseph Oreste Bruni wrote:
>> 1. In your gpg.conf, you can specify a "digest-algo SHA256" which
>> will set your default signature algorithm. The preferences in your
>> key are used by others to determine which algorithms to use when
>> sending messages to you. Not the other way around.
>See the warnings on "digest-algo" in the manual.  In short, don't use

Good to know. It appears to work with either the short strings (pref) or the long strings (showpref). The manual only indicates short strings (pref).


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