Can you clarify when data compression is used?

Kevin Hilton kevhilton at
Mon Feb 4 08:17:48 CET 2008

On Feb 4, 2008 1:17 AM, Kevin Hilton <kevhilton at> wrote:

> Although  not supported on all systems (and not included on ubuntu by
> default if you can believe it), does bzip2 offers the highest compression?
> I know that --personal-compress-preferences may be included in the
> gpg.conf file to take advantage of bzip2 or zlib if desired.  Does PGP
> still only recognize ZIP or no compression?

Kevin Hilton
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