GnuPG 2.1 - import of secret key fail with IPC error

Werner Koch wk at
Mon Oct 8 11:20:04 CEST 2012

On Sun,  7 Oct 2012 15:34, kristian.fiskerstrand at

> When trying to import one of my more non-standard (in the sense that it
> is a 15360 bits RSA/ElGamal key pair) I get "Too much data for IPC
> layer" as shown in #Snippet 1# below. The key is fully functional in

Well, the error message could be better.  At least it detects such DoS
style keys ;-)



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