"This key may be unsafe"

Ben McGinnes ben at adversary.org
Tue Mar 8 04:44:39 CET 2011

On 8/03/11 2:09 PM, Jean-David Beyer wrote:
> I run Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.6 (the latest of the RHEL5 series)
> and they are only up to gnupg-1.4.5-14.el5_5.1, They will probably
> not move up until RHEL 6 (that I believe has just recently come
> out).

It has, a couple of months ago.

> It looks as though that one is: gnupg2-2.0.14-4.el6.i686 (for my
> 32-bit machines); unless I am confused.

I would recommend compiling GnuPG 1.4.11 in in /usr/local/src or
/opt/local/src (the latter will require specifying the prefix and
eprefix flags).  I've done this on a CentOS 5.5 system, so I know it
will work for you.  There's no problem with installing this and
leaving the default package in place, just remember that
/usr/local/bin/gpg (or /opt/local/bin/gpg) will be different from


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