Long Key Performance

David Shaw dshaw at jabberwocky.com
Fri Apr 19 14:52:01 CEST 2002

On Fri, Apr 19, 2002 at 08:50:01AM +0000, Anonymous wrote:
> Conclusion: Long key sizes are not an important gpg performance issue.

GnuPG allows you to generate and use 4096-bit keys.  It also works
fine with 4096-bit keys generated elsewhere.

Maybe I'm not understanding the problem here.  Are you complaining
about the message asking you to not create a 4096 bit key unless it's
really needed?


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