Side-channel attacks

Johan Wevers johanw at
Tue Jan 18 09:50:14 CET 2022

On 17-01-2022 0:09, Robert J. Hansen via Gnupg-users wrote:

> I was asked for help with something in the 1.2 series (!!).  Without
> exception, our first response is usually "for the love of God, upgrade!"
> They rarely do.  It's worked fine for them for a decade or more, and
> they're not going to change...

Well, a bit more respect for backwards compatibility would help a lot by
that. Now I'm forced to keep an 1.4 and pgp 2.6 version installed just
to be able to read all my old data. Some people just refuse to update to
versions that routinely break backwards compatibility.

ir. J.C.A. Wevers
PGP/GPG public keys at

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