problem with german umlauts

Ben McGinnes ben at
Fri Nov 12 13:59:42 CET 2010

On 12/11/10 9:01 PM, Reinhard Irmer wrote:
> I have installed GnuPG 1.4.11 from the GnuPT-site and GnuPG 2.0.16 (gpg4win
> 2.1.0ß) under winxp. codepage is 437. The verify-result is OK in both
> versions, but only the umlauts are making trouble:
> In Gpg v1.4 it looks like
> (demolitioned umlauts), but in Gpg v2.0.16 :
> (umlauts OK)
> Whats to do, to make version 1 showing correctwritten results?

Setting "charset utf-8" in your gpg.conf for 1.4.11 should do the
trick.  I can't recall if there are any keys in my keyring to
double-check on, but I'm pretty sure it has correctly displayed
cyrillic characters in the past and I am using 1.4.11.


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