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Release GnuPG 2.2.16
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Noteworthy changes in version 2.2.16 (2019-05-28)

  • gpg,gpgsm: Fix deadlock on Windows due to a keybox sharing violation. [T4505]
  • gpg: Allow deletion of subkeys with --delete-key. This finally makes the bang-suffix work as expected for that command. [T4457]
  • gpg: Replace SHA-1 by SHA-256 in self-signatures when updating them with --quick-set-expire or --quick-set-primary-uid. [T4508]
  • gpg: Improve the photo image viewer selection. [T4334]
  • gpg: Fix decryption with --use-embedded-filename. [T4500]
  • gpg: Remove hints on using the --keyserver option. [T4512]
  • gpg: Fix export of certain secret keys with comments. [T4490]
  • gpg: Reject too long user-ids in --quick-gen-key. [T4532]
  • gpg: Fix a double free in the best key selection code. [T4462]
  • gpg: Fix the key generation dialog for switching back from EdDSA to ECDSA.
  • gpg: Use AES-192 with SHA-384 to comply with RFC-6637.
  • gpg: Use only the addrspec from the Signer's UID subpacket to mitigate a problem with another implementation.
  • gpg: Skip invalid packets during a keyring listing and sync diagnostics with the output.
  • gpgsm: Avoid confusing diagnostic when signing with the default key. [T4535]
  • agent: Do not delete any secret key in --dry-run mode.
  • agent: Fix failures on 64 bit big-endian boxes related to URIs in a keyfile. [T4501]
  • agent: Stop scdaemon after a reload with disable-scdaemon newly configured. [T4326]
  • dirmngr: Improve caching algorithm for WKD domains.
  • dirmngr: Support other hash algorithms than SHA-1 for OCSP. [T3966]
  • gpgconf: Make --homedir work for --launch. [T4496]
  • gpgconf: Before --launch check for a valid config file. [T4497]
  • wkd: Do not import more than 5 keys from one WKD address.
  • wkd: Accept keys which are stored in armored format in the directory.
  • The installer for Windows now comes with signed binaries.

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werner set External Link to 29 2019, 8:15 AM