key length for smart card key generation

Marcos Aurelio Lenharo lenharo at
Fri Mar 1 02:19:31 CET 2013


if you compile from git repo as Josef said it will work 100% with 4096
bit RSA keys.


Marcos A. Lenharo

On 28-02-2013 22:08, Josef Schneider wrote:
> 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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