GnuPG 2.1 Unattended EC Generation

Nicholas Cole nicholas.cole at
Mon Nov 10 12:52:44 CET 2014

Dear List,

How does unattended generation of elliptic curve keys work? As far as
I can see, that section of the manual has not been updated for the new
EC options, but I presume that it has to work slightly differently.
Am I right that key-length is now a no-op?  And how do you specify the

Best wishes,


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