GnuPG modern can't genereate keys on my Windows

Werner Koch wk at
Wed Sep 2 17:56:45 CEST 2015

On Wed,  2 Sep 2015 03:37, twim at said:
> I'm also not able to generate keys in 2.1.7 on my Gentoo machine. It
> generates Ed25519 without errors (a typo: GnuPG says that it would use
> Curve25519 for signature not Ed25519). Because there is no option to

That is actually on purpose.  Both are based on the same curve and it
seems easier to just call it Curve25519 than to explain why we use a
different variant for signing.  After all Curve25519 is a well known



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