GPG and 1024-bit (or multiple) subkeys

Werner Koch wk at
Wed Aug 16 09:10:59 CEST 2006

On Tue, 15 Aug 2006 21:09, Johan Wevers said:

> keys larger than 2048 bits but hacked versions exist that ganerate 16k
> keys). Is there such a limitation in gpg, or can I happily use a 128k
> RSA or El Gamal key with no other problems than them being very slow?

The only limitations I am aware of are the amount of random you may
get by one call and that the key as well as intermediate results need
to fit into the allocated secure memory.



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