key length for smart card key generation

Josef Schneider josef at
Fri Mar 1 02:08:28 CET 2013

On Thu, Feb 28, 2013 at 10:34 PM, Peter Lebbing <peter at> wrote:
> On 27/02/13 22:58, Anonymous wrote:
>> So I should be able to import the key...but not use it unless it is
>> 3072 bits or less?
> If we're all talking about RSA here, I think so.

Using an 4096 bit RSA key _should_ work if you compile the current
source from the git repository and then _should_ work with 2.0.20 once
that is out!
I didn't have the time to test that yet because I use Windows and
compiling GnuPG 2 for Windows seems to be quite a difficult task!

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