The key size warning
wk at gnupg.org
Tue Mar 26 11:08:01 CET 2002
On Mon, 25 Mar 2002 23:56:52 -0800 (PST), Len Sassaman said:
> I have to disagree with you, Werner. The current warning appears to
> discourage users from generating 2048 bit and greater keys. There's really
I will remove the warning for keys > 1536.
> I also think that 768 bit keys shouldn't be permitted to be generated.
1024 is already the minimum for RSA:
else if( algo == PUBKEY_ALGO_RSA && nbits < 1024 )
tty_printf(_("keysize too small;"
" 1024 is smallest value allowed for RSA.\n"));
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