Randy McMurchy randy at
Wed Dec 24 15:14:35 PST 2008

Bruce Dubbs wrote:
> As I am reviewing BLFS tickets, I now notice that we have both GnuPG 1 and 2 in 
> the book.
> I missed the discussion on this.  Why do we have both?  Should GnuPG 1 be dropped?


They are essentially different packages with the same name.
The -2 version is much more robust including support for
S/Mime. The -1 version is still needed to support other
packages for those that don't want to build -2 and all the
dependencies. There are no conflicts when both versions are


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