compatibility of Gnupg-1.4.9 to Gnupg-1.0.6

Charly Avital shavital at
Sat Jan 24 09:54:52 CET 2009

Anne Wilson wrote the following on 1/24/09 3:19 AM:
>> On Jan 23, 2009, at 5:17 AM, rahul kaushik wrote:

> as for Gnupg-1.4.9 ~.gnupg/gpg.conf and ~.gnupg/options are default options
> file.

David Shaw indicated:
>> In the GPG tarball, in the "tools" directory, there is a script
>> "convert-from-106".  Run it, and you should be in better shape.

Anne Wilson asks:
> Is this something that all of us with old keyrings need to do?  If so, can you 
> please either point us to instructions that a user could follow, or explain 
> how to do it?  Thanks.
> I'm wondering if that is part of the problems I've been having lately.
> Anne

Please note that as of GnuPG 1.2.* ~/.gnupg/options was deprecated and
replaced with ~/.gnupg/gpg.conf

I don't know how having *both* files as default can influence GnuPG's


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