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[ANNOUNCEMENT] Test package: gnupg-1.1.90-1
- From: Volker Quetschke <quetschke at scytek dot de>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 11 Jul 2002 18:42:26 -0400 (EDT)
- Subject: [ANNOUNCEMENT] Test package: gnupg-1.1.90-1
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
GnuPG-1.1.90-1 has been uploaded to the Cygwin net distribution as a
GnuPG 1.1.90 has been released as a *development version*, see:
The main change for cygwin users is that loadable modules, used with the
--load-extension=foo parameter, are now usable. At the moment there are:
tiger, rndegd and rndlinux. ( rndlinux is linked statically by default, but
can also be build as a module. )
(If you are allowed to use idea you can build it for yourself. SOURCECODE
for idea not provided!)
THIS IS AN OFFICIAL (www.gnupg.org) *DEVELOPMENT VERSION*, USE IT AT YOUR
OWN RISK. The last official release is GnuPG 1.0.7
GNU Privacy Guard is GNU's tool for secure communication and data storage.
It can be used to encrypt data and to create digital signatures. GnuPG is
a complete and free replacement for PGP. It includes an advanced key
management facility and is compliant with the proposed OpenPGP Internet
standard as described in RFC 2440.
Primary source for information for gnupg is at http://www.gnupg.org
Some countries have regulations on the use of cryptographics systems; It
may be unlawful to use GnuPG in these countries. Please visit
for more informations concerning this topic.
This is a test package for Cygwin.
To install this test package, click on the "Install Cygwin now" link
on the http://cygwin.com/ web page. This downloads setup.exe to
your system. Save it and run setup, answer the questions, choose "Exp"
and pick up `gnupg' from the `Utils' category.
Note that downloads from sources.redhat.com (aka cygwin.com) aren't
allowed due to bandwidth limitations. This means that you will need
to find a mirror which has this update.
In the US, ftp://mirrors.rcn.net/mirrors/sources.redhat.com/cygwin/
is a reliable high bandwidth connection.
In Japan, ftp://ftp.u-aizu.ac.jp/pub/gnu/gnu-win32/ is already
In Denmark, http://mirrors.sunsite.dk/cygwin/ is usually up-to-date.
If one of the above doesn't have the latest version of this package
you can either wait for the site to be updated or find another
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