ECC code now in GnuPG master
Christoph Anton Mitterer
calestyo at scientia.net
Thu Feb 3 19:27:43 CET 2011
Very nice :)
On Thu, 2011-02-03 at 17:54 +0100, Werner Koch wrote:
> after some cleanup Andrey's ECC code has been merged into GnuPG master
> (aka 2.1). The latest commit also adds an extended algorithm selection
> menu, which shows up like this:
So this is now already the "main" 2.1 tree or a copy of that one?
Do we have already any expectations when the ID goes RFC?
> Not ethat there are likely a couple of bugs left. A quick test shows
> that 521 bit encryption keys can't be generated.
What's the suggested keysizes,... and which are supported by gpg?
> Please note that this ECC support is really new and shall not be used to
> create production quality keys. A code audit is required and we also
> need to do compliance testing with other implementations.
Is there already an audit planned? Who will do it?
And are there any other implementations having ECC?
Is there a list of things which may not work (if any)?
E.g. things like, can you sign RSA/DSA keys with an ECC key, etc. pp.
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Size: 5677 bytes
Desc: not available
More information about the Gnupg-devel