About my prefered settings...

David Shaw dshaw at jabberwocky.com
Mon Jun 23 19:23:46 CEST 2008

On Mon, Jun 23, 2008 at 05:59:44AM -0400, Faramir wrote:
> Now the question is: how do I set a "default prefered ^thing to use^"
> without making unavailable the other algorithms? The idea is to use the
> custom setting only when the recipient can receive messages using these
> settings... I think I'd like to use AES256, SHA256, and ZIP, but only if
> that doesn't produce unusable messages...

Put this in your gpg.conf:

 personal-cipher-preferences aes256
 personal-digest-preferences sha256
 personal-compress-preferences zip

GPG will then use those algorithms when possible, but will never use
them if it would make the recipient unable to decrypt.


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