GnuPG 2.1.0: key too large, import stops

Werner Koch wk at
Thu Dec 4 15:09:53 CET 2014

On Thu,  4 Dec 2014 11:05, mailinglisten at said:

> Wouldn't it make sense to leave this value rather low and create an 
> option for overriding?

Note that this is a limit for a single keyblock and not for a file.
Large keyblock are really problematic because they make a key unusable
on smaller devices.

> If a large cert is skipped a warning pointing at this option could be 

Using --import-options import-minimal can help to import the key.



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