pubkey_encrypt failed: Provided object is too short (with 2.1.11 and Werner's new subkeys)

Werner Koch wk at
Thu Jan 5 20:02:57 CET 2017

On Thu,  5 Jan 2017 17:07, bernhard at said:

> With gnupg 2.1.11 libgcrypt 1.6.5 using

> when using --edit the general error was seen when computing the keygrip
> on the cv25519 encryption key:

These versions are too old, or better the combination does not work.
Get a recent one.

> == Why GnuPG 2.1.11?
> On some systems I do not have  the most recent release because those release 
> can be problematic on their own ways (example the keyserver and 32bit 
> problems of 2.1.17). Hopefully the defect is already fixed, still I've found 

There is not 32 bit problem in 2.1.7.  A fix for the keyserver has been
posted and 2.1.16 still works weel.



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