Use other hash than SHA-1

Raimar Sandner mail at
Mon May 4 17:21:48 CEST 2009

On Monday 04 May 2009 04:56:24 David Shaw wrote:

> If you want a DSA2 key:
>    gpg --enable-dsa2 --gen-key
> Select option 1, and enter 3072 for the DSA key size.  

> If you want an RSA key:
>   gpg --cert-digest-algo sha256 --gen-key
> Select option 5.  Enter a RSA key size.  The default (2048) is fine.

Why do you recommend the DSA2 signing key to be larger than the RSA signing 
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