choice of encryption algorithms
laurent.jumet at skynet.be
Thu Jun 21 07:36:09 CEST 2012
Hello Robert !
"Robert J. Hansen" <rjh at sixdemonbag.org> wrote:
> On 06/21/2012 12:03 AM, Laurent Jumet wrote:
>> default-preference-list S7 S11 S12 S13...
>> personal-cipher-preferences S7 S11 S12...
>> personal-digest-preferences H3 H8 H9 H10...
>> personal-compress-preferences Z1 Z2 Z3 Z0
> Please don't do this. It's error-prone. Those are machine-readable
> numbers, not human-readable ones. Use the human-readable ones: for
> default-preference-list TWOFISH 3DES SHA256 SHA224 RIPEMD160
> ... will set both digest and cipher preferences. You can also set
> compress prefs in that line, too.
Don't you think that the command line could be too long, using the algorithms names instead of their tags?
> Also, default-preference-list is redundant with the other -preferences.
I was wondering about that.
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