GnuPG 1.9.93 Key Generation with --btatch

Patrick Brunschwig patrick at
Thu Oct 19 08:54:03 CEST 2006

I found a small (documentation?) issue when generating a new key with
--batch. According to the DETAILS file, the subkey type for an Elgamal
key can be specified with this line (like in gpg 1.2.x and 1.4.x):
Subkey-Type: ELG-E

But doing so, results in the following error message:
gpg: -:3: invalid algorithm

Instead it seems that "Subkey-Type: ELG" (or "Subkey-Type: 16") work OK.


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