Size of main key...
dshaw at jabberwocky.com
Sun Feb 23 15:18:29 CET 2014
On Feb 23, 2014, at 2:33 AM, Laurent Jumet <laurent.jumet at skynet.be> wrote:
> With 1.4.16, I suppose there is no way to change the size of the main key
> (actual 1024), isn't it?
> I'm limited to RIPEMD160.
If you're limited to using RIPEMD160 for some reason (or SHA-1, also a 160-bit hash), then you are limited to a 1024-bit DSA key. You are not limited to using DSA though: you can make a RSA main key of whatever size you desire, as RSA key sizes are not tied to the size of the hash.
More information about the Gnupg-users