1.0.1c test release

Werner Koch wk@gnupg.org
Tue, 22 Feb 2000 12:13:17 +0100

On Tue, 22 Feb 2000, Simpson, Sam wrote:

> > * New encryption keys are generated in way which allows a much
> > faster decryption.
> Is this detailed in the source Werner?
cipher/elgamal.c It is just that the secret exponent x is not anymore about the same size as the prime but much smaller. See wiener_map() to see the actual sizes used. It is believed that an extra large exponent does not gain any extra security. Werner