Whirlpool Hash

David Shaw dshaw at jabberwocky.com
Tue Apr 1 19:12:23 CEST 2008

On Tue, Apr 01, 2008 at 09:47:58AM -0500, Kevin Hilton wrote:
> Has anyone written a patch that would allow whirlpool as an available
> hash algorithm for use with gnupg?

Not that I know of.  Note that Whirlpool is not specified for OpenPGP,
so that is a major barrier.

There is a project to add Whirlpool to OpenPGP going on at the moment
(also the Camellia cipher, by the way).  When that happens, Whirlpool
makes more sense than it does now.


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