Problem with the agent, gpg2

David Shaw dshaw at
Tue Nov 17 23:49:41 CET 2009

On Nov 17, 2009, at 4:29 PM, Robert J. Hansen wrote:

> Mario Castelán Castro wrote:
>> I need GNU PG 2 because i want to get out of the 1024 bits limit and
>> SHA forced for DSA, i want my next key (2010-2012) to be more secure
>> and accept some SHA2.
> GnuPG 1.4.7 or later (? on the precise version #) supports longer DSAs
> and better hash algorithms.  You don't need GnuPG 2.x for that.

1.4.4, to be precise.  That's mid-2006, so it's been supported for a  
good long time.  DSA2 is not, incidentally, the default, which might  
be the root of the confusion here.  You need to run with --enable-dsa2  
to get longer DSA keys with larger hash support.


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