GnuPG Defaults

Kevin Hilton kevhilton at
Wed Sep 17 18:25:11 CEST 2008

> David Shaw wrote:

>No.  If you don't specify, GPG will take the union of every cipher
>preference on every key you are encrypting to.  It will pick the
>cipher from that list.  If that list is empty, it will pick 3DES.

Thanks -- I think I understand the cipher selection process as you
describe it.  Thanks everyone for the clarification.

Kevin Hilton

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