Will gpg 1.x remain supported for the foreseeable future?

Dan Kegel dank at kegel.com
Wed Jan 17 05:10:38 CET 2018

On Tue, Jan 16, 2018 at 7:37 PM, Robert J. Hansen <rjh at sixdemonbag.org> wrote:
> * it's not going away in the near future
> * we know people like to use it for servers
> * it's a lot of work to keep two codebases going
> * new crypto, like ECC, will not be backported to 1.4
> * new features will probably not be backported
> * if you need 1.4 support, contact g10 Code GmbH


When I try to use gpg to manipulate secure apt repositories in the
real world, my head explodes.
I'm sure it will all seem reasonable after I figure things out.
I've only been at it off and on for a couple years.
- Dan

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