[gnupg-users] Preferred hash algorithm when signing

Werner Koch wk at gnupg.org
Tue Aug 21 14:57:56 CEST 2012

On Tue, 21 Aug 2012 13:21, jtanago at dilmun.ls.fi.upm.es said:

> signing is always SHA1, ignoring the preferred one. This doesn't
> happen when I encrypt+sign.

If you encrypt and sign you know the recipient and thus gpg can use the
hash algorithm which the recipient advertised.



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