Smartcard working completely with GPG2 and incompletely with GPG1.4

Werner Koch wk at
Thu Feb 2 18:47:24 CET 2017

On Fri, 27 Jan 2017 01:58, gniibe at said:

> With GnuPG 1.4 for smartcard can't work well for RSA 4096-bit keys.  (I
> think that it can also occur with the combination of GnuPG 1.4 and GnuPG
> 2.0.)

In fact, we may actually want to drop card support from 1.4 because that
will never be up to what we have in current GnuPG.  I do not think that
it is justified to allocate resources on maintaining the limited card
support we have in 1.4.



Die Gedanken sind frei.  Ausnahmen regelt ein Bundesgesetz.
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