Gnupg file formats

Werner Koch wk at
Thu Dec 1 18:25:59 CET 2011

On Thu,  1 Dec 2011 10:02, toskp10 at said:

> ciphertext encrypted with a 1024 bit RSA key start \x848C03? Why is it
> \x85010C03 for 2048 bit RSA? Is this explained in the RFC somewhere
> I've missed or is it documented elsewhere?

Read section 4.2 of RFC-4880.  The length header encoding is a bit



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