gpg 2.x or gpg 1.x // is there a way to tell which one was used from the encrypted file?

Werner Koch wk at
Fri May 24 17:09:39 CEST 2013

On Fri, 24 May 2013 16:12, vedaal at said:

> is there a way to tell whether the message was encrypted with gnupg 1.x or 2.x,

No.  It might be possible to guess a specific version by looking at some
packet details but that would be pretty fragile.  OpenPGP defines what's
on the wire and thus gpg has to conform to that.



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