GnuPG modern can't genereate keys on my Windows

Werner Koch wk at
Thu Sep 3 00:03:04 CEST 2015

On Wed,  2 Sep 2015 18:30, twim at said:

> Sounds almost reasonable. But why then GnuPG shows Ed25519 keys as eg.
> 'ed25519/52275F7A'? When someone trying to generate 'Curve25519-signing
> key' they'll get ed25519 key. "Maybe I've done something wrong? I should

Well, given that you used --expert we can assume that you know what you
are doing ;-)

> regenerate my signature key...". In my opinion it's a little bit confusing.
> The fact that both Ed25519 and Curve25519 are based on the same curve

The real difference is that Ed25519 uses EdDSA and not ECDH or ECDSA.



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