1997-10-30 - Re: Location of PGP 5.0

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From: “David E. Smith” <dave@bureau42.ml.org>
To: cypherpunks@toad.com
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Message ID: <Pine.LNX.3.96.971030072736.7999E-100000@bureau42.ml.org>
Reply To: <199710300015.BAA22927@basement.replay.com>
UTC Datetime: 1997-10-30 07:50:01 UTC
Raw Date: Thu, 30 Oct 1997 15:50:01 +0800

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From: "David E. Smith" <dave@bureau42.ml.org>
Date: Thu, 30 Oct 1997 15:50:01 +0800
To: cypherpunks@toad.com
Subject: Re: Location of PGP 5.0
In-Reply-To: <199710300015.BAA22927@basement.replay.com>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.3.96.971030072736.7999E-100000@bureau42.ml.org>
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On Thu, 30 Oct 1997, Anonymous wrote:

> Where can I find a copy of PGP 5.0 which handles this "SHA1" hash extension,
> and the new forced incompatabilities? I'm looking for a Linux distribution.
> All I've found are Windoze versions, really old betas which break
> *everything* which calls PGP from a script or command line, and betas which
> have a lame expired timebomb in them. Source is prefered for obvious reasons.

The MIT site has a precompiled Linux ELF binary of PGP5. Source is, they say,
coming RSN.

And yes, all versions of PGP5 will, for the time being, break just about all
your old scripts.  Eventually, they'll finish the pgp2 emulator (they claim
it, too, will be out RSN) and most of your old scripts should work again.



Today's pseudorandom quote:
Not tonight dear, I installed Linux.

David E. Smith, P O Box 324, Cape Girardeau MO USA 63702
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