Adding the secp256k1 curve for ECDSA

Martin Paljak martin at
Tue Jan 14 14:38:15 CET 2014


On Tue, Jan 14, 2014 at 12:54 PM, NIIBE Yutaka <gniibe at> wrote:

> My plan is to enable gpg-agent sign transactions of Bitcoin, and to
> extend Gnuk so that it can store Bitcoin's private key and can compute
> ECDSA of the curve secp256k1.  I'm considering Electrum as Bitcoin
> client.

Once you get to actually extending electrum, keep me posted. I thought
about doing it once a year or two ago for a smart card applet, but did
not do it.

I found that doing refactoring of not well known python code is way
more complicated than Java (or C)...


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