FreeBSD-7.x vs pgp-6.5.8_1

Stacey Roberts stacey at
Sun Aug 24 17:35:12 UTC 2008

Hi Kris!
   Good to hear from you..,

On Wed, 20 Aug 2008, Kris Kennaway wrote:

>  Stacey Roberts wrote:
> > Hello,
> >      Forgive me if this has already been covered.,
> > I'm preparing a replacement workstation where I currently have pgp-6.5.8_1
> > installed and in use, to a new machine.
> > I see however, that pgp-6.5.8_1 is marked as "Also broken with gcc4.2." as
> > per the port's Makefile - changes dated Sun Sep 30 10:47:51 2007 UTC (10
> > months, 2 weeks ago).
> > Can someone in the know provide some information as to what's the future
> > of this port as far as its use on newer FreeBSD installations go, please?
>  Broken until someone out there in the community cares enough to fix it, or it is 
>  removed at a point in the future.

Thanks for the response.., "Another one bites the dust" comes to mind :-/

>  Most people probably use gnupg thesedays.

I'll look into how easy it is to import my PGP-6.5.8x generated keys into GnuPG.

Thanks again.


S Roberts

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