Trying to create auth key on GPF CryptoStick

Nicholas Cole nicholas.cole at
Wed Jan 4 13:37:10 CET 2012

On Wed, Jan 4, 2012 at 11:22 AM, Werner Koch <wk at> wrote:
> On Wed,  4 Jan 2012 11:21, nicholas.cole at said:
>>  (for example)
>> requests will be more and more common until gpg is capable of
>> supporting the latest "state of the art".  Even then, it won't satisfy
>> everyone, but at least we'll be able to say "if it's good enough for
>> NIST....."
> Well, 2.1 beta supports ECC with the Suite B compliant algorithms.

I know - the gpg team is wonderful. :-)  I wasn't criticising them,
just suggesting that the pressure for longer/different keys was likely
to grow, even if it doesn't really make a lot of sense for most users.

Is there any plan to back-port the ECC support?


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