GnuPG can't handle some V3 secret keys
Florian.Weimer at RUS.Uni-Stuttgart.DE
Wed May 2 21:43:02 CEST 2001
pgut001 at cs.auckland.ac.nz (Peter Gutmann) writes:
> Could this be a side-effect of use with ASN.1, where integers are signed and
> need to be encoded with a leading zero if the high bit is set? Or is it just
> people padding them out to n bits with zeroes if necessary?
No, it's just a result of encryption. Every octet can appear at the
beginning of an MPI, including the zero octet.
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