GNUPG - do I really need this?

John Clizbe John at
Tue Dec 9 20:55:11 CET 2008

REX NUFER wrote:
> Nothing like killing a fly with a sledgehammer! I have a (seemingly) simple 
> task. My employers tell me I need to encrypt a file before I ftp it off site.
> To perform this task I'm trying to install gnupg 2.0.9. Do I need to install
> this release to do what I need to do, or can I use a 1.4.* version to get
> this done? Or are there any suggestions of any other software packages I can
> use to accomplish this? Thanks.

1.4.9 will work fine. Prebuilt windows binaries are available on the web site
download page.

John P. Clizbe                      Inet:John (a)
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