[Enigmail] New GnuPG 2.0.27

Onno Ekker o.e.ekker at gmail.com
Sat Mar 21 16:44:29 CET 2015

On 21-3-2015 16:39, Enigmail User wrote:
> On 3/21/2015 06:36, Olav Seyfarth wrote:
> > Hi Patrick,
> >> I'm thinking about adding "--allow-weak-digest-algos" to the GnuPG
> >>  parameters if GnuPG > 2.0.27 is detected. Would you think this is
> >> a good idea to get rid of the problem -- or this just postponing
> >> the problem?
> > Please don't. MD5 IS an issue and should not be trusted by default.
> > Same line of thinking as with the red warning about unencrypted
> > messages. We should provide (or link to) a help/FAQ page how to solve
> > it.
> Is there any way in GPG to change the digest used with an older key? I
> have a SHA-1 digest in a key that I use, and I'd like to make that
> SHA-256 if possible.
You can add a new subkey to your key with the digest you want.
It's not possible to change an existing subkey.
Just open gpg --edit-key <yourkey>
and use addkey


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