Curve25519 for Encryption and Signing?

Werner Koch wk at
Fri Nov 7 17:58:39 CET 2014

On Fri,  7 Nov 2014 15:04, Jason at said:
> Hi folks,
> I wasn't able to create a Curve25519 key for both signing and encryption in
> the most recent 2.1.0. Is there a reason for this? Is it not possible to
> have a dual ECDH/EdDSA? Or is it still under development and simply not yet
> implemented?

See the second paragraph at

You may of course create an EdDSA primary key and the use "gpg
--edit-key" to an an NIST or Brainpool ECDH encryption key.



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