key length for smart card key generation

Niels Laukens niels at
Fri Mar 1 09:20:10 CET 2013

On 2013-03-01 02:08, 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've imported a 4096bit RSA key, and can use it without any problem on

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