Where is GPG?

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at macports.org
Sun Apr 18 10:49:56 PDT 2010

On Apr 18, 2010, at 12:38, Michael_google gmail_Gersten wrote:

> Do I want GnuPG or GnuPG2?
> Even after going to the home page for the gnu software, I can't tell.
> Apparently, version 2 has a different architecture, but version 1 is
> still maintained, and it isn't clear what benefit V2 has over V1.

I don't know, but I would start by trying the latest version.

> And why is there gnupg12 in the port tree? Do I want that? (It looks
> like an earlier version)

You most probably don't want it. It was created 5 years ago as a compatibility version for software which was not yet compatible with gnupg 1.4.


Surely such an ancient version is utterly uninteresting by now. There are no ports that depend on it. We should most probably delete it.

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