file contained no OpenPGPdata

Charly Avital shavital at
Tue Jul 27 19:35:16 CEST 2010

Sergey Matveev wrote the following on 7/27/10 12:33 PM:
> Greetings,
> 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
> ones.


For Windows users, I believe you would need: then to authenticate, then
expand and proceed from there.

In my MacOSX system I have:

gpg (GnuPG) 1.4.10
Copyright (C) 2008 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later
This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it.
There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.

Home: ~/.gnupg
Supported algorithms:
Cipher: IDEA (S1), 3DES (S2), CAST5 (S3), BLOWFISH (S4), AES (S7),
AES192 (S8),
        AES256 (S9), TWOFISH (S10), CAMELLIA128 (S11), CAMELLIA192 (S12),
        CAMELLIA256 (S13)
Hash: MD5 (H1), SHA1 (H2), RIPEMD160 (H3), SHA256 (H8), SHA384 (H9),
      SHA512 (H10), SHA224 (H11)
Compression: Uncompressed (Z0), ZIP (Z1), ZLIB (Z2), BZIP2 (Z3)


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