file contained no OpenPGPdata

vedaal at vedaal at
Tue Jul 27 18:30:23 CEST 2010

On Tue, 27 Jul 2010 12:14:45 -0400 "Cooperider, Brian" 
<Brian.Cooperider at> wrote:

>Thanks, I'm correct in that GNUPG is not compatible with IDEA but 
>is with casts and 3DES?

(although, gnupg can be made compatible with IDEA if the IDEA 
plugin is used, but it's frowned on because it's not that great of 
an algorithm, it has copyright hassles, etc.)

If you use the option of --pgp6 and generate a dh key in gnupg,
then pgp6.5.8 will automatically use CAST5 when generating that 

(AFAIK, you *cannot* generate a v3 RSA key in gnupg for many 
versions now, and pgp6 will not recognize v4 RSA keys, so you must 
use the --pgp6 option when generating a key, and gnupg will 
automatically pick an old style dh key for you.)


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