Setpref is not working or is it a bug or something?

Werner Koch wk at
Wed Nov 26 11:45:45 CET 2014

On Wed, 26 Nov 2014 08:19, gnupgpack at said:

> Many Smartcards are limited to key size <= 3072 bit, AFAIK.

No.  The 2.0 cards from ZeitControl all support 4096 (if you feel a need
for this).  The problem was that old GnupG versions limited them to 3k.

> So, what are the most useful cross-over compatibility settings for new,
> secure keys?

Use the defaults and ignore the suggestions you find out in the wild.
They are not useful for non-experts and are described for a reason in
the "Esoteric" section.



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