GnuPG 2.1 Unattended EC Generation

Werner Koch wk at
Mon Nov 10 17:41:11 CET 2014

On Mon, 10 Nov 2014 12:52, nicholas.cole at said:

> 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

Right, you need to use "Key-Curve" or "Subkey-Curve".  Curve names are
as supported by Libgcrypt, for example: "nistp256" or "ed25519".



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