Using newer version of pgp by default

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at
Thu Feb 15 18:55:06 UTC 2007

Gerard Seibert <gerard at> writes:

> Freebsd-6.2
> I have both  GnuPG v1.4.6 (FreeBSD) and versions 2.0.2 installed. I
> wanted to remove the older version; however, it seems that some
> programs depend on it.
> Both 'sylpheed',  'pine'  and KMail insist on using the older version
> for pgp. How can I get them, and any other program that uses pgp to use
> the newer version by default?

Change the /usr/local/bin/gpg symbolic link to point at the v2
executable.  I'm not sure why that isn't the default preference 
these days.

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