List-packets help

John Clizbe John at
Thu Apr 5 23:29:57 CEST 2012

John Gill wrote:
> Please point me to a detailed explanation for the output of
> list-packets.  I have googled and read manuals, etc. but just can't seem
> to locate the knowledge.

RFC 4880 - OpenPGP Message Format

You may run into values from

RFC 5581 - The Camellia Cipher in OpenPGP

In a few months, there should, hopefully, be an additional RFC for Elliptic
Curve Cryptography in OpenPGP based on

Kazu Yamamoto's excellent pgpdump tool and web interface may also be of value.

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