How to create non-standard key pair
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Mon Jan 17 02:29:55 CET 2011
> Message: 8
> Date: Sat, 15 Jan 2011 08:01:55 +1100
> From: Ben McGinnes <ben at adversary.org>
> To: gnupg-users at gnupg.org
> Subject: Re: How to create non-standard key pair
> Message-ID: <4D30B9C3.2080901 at adversary.org>
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> On 13/01/11 6:10 AM, jack seth wrote:
> > I am needing to do some testing with these size keys. Can someone
> > advise me on how to modify the code to generate these keys?
> Seriously? Really? Well, okay ... this is for GnuPG 1.4.11 on a *nix
> Extract the tarball, cd to /path/to/gnupg-1.4.11/g10 then open
> keygen.c in a text editor. Jump down to line no. 1,580 and change
> unsigned nbits, min, def=2048, max=4096;
> To this:
> unsigned nbits, min, def=2048, max=16384;
> Then do the configure, make, make install dance.
> There are, of course, no guarantees that this will play nice with
> others and if you're trying to do this on Windows, I can't help.
Thanks for the assistance.
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