What's for --gen-prime?
Fri Jul 20 09:55:02 2001
On Thu, Jul 19, 2001 at 07:18:10PM +0800, ChingChe_Chen@asus.com.tw wrote:
> I read an option from the man page as below:
> ----- Option from MAN -----
> --gen-prime mode bits [qbits]
> Use the source, Luke :-). The output format is
> still subject to change.
> ----- End list -----
> Could someone kindly tell me what it means? Is it man page not complete yet?
> I also looked old version (gpg-1.0.2) that is the same.
I don't know, but I would suspect that it generates a prime number.
And by source, it probably means the source code of gnupg.
It's probably one of those if-you-don't-know-what-it-does-you-don't-need-it
It's not neccesary from the user's point of view.
Regards, Jure Mercun