dougb at dougbarton.us
Thu Feb 24 10:03:52 CET 2011
On 02/23/2011 22:26, Aaron Toponce wrote:
> Given the release of v1.4.10, the SHA256 hashing algorithm is preferred
> over SHA1. Yet, after updating my default preferences with 'setpref' and
> signing some text, SHA1 is still used as the default hashing algorithm.
> Is there something else I need to do to ensure that I'm using SHA256 by
> default for the hash?
You're using a 1024 bit DSA key, which won't allow for 256 bit hashes.
RIPEMD-160 is the largest you can use, and works well for that kind of key.
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