file contained no OpenPGPdata

Sergey Matveev stargrave at
Tue Jul 27 18:33:29 CEST 2010


On Tue, Jul 27, 2010 at 09:14:45AM -0700, Cooperider, Brian wrote:

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

IDEA is patented, that is why default distributions and build of GnuPG
do not include it. But it can be recompiled and built-in and
successfully used. GnuPG supports many other various ciphers such as
CAMELIA, Blowfish, Twofish, AES. You should recompile it with the needed

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