Generating EC keys with certtool

Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos nmav at
Thu Nov 10 18:12:53 CET 2011

On 11/10/2011 06:53 AM, Fabrice Gautier wrote:
> Hi,
> When i generate an EC key with certtool,I get this:
> I am pretty sure that this command used to (in 3.0.5) only output the
> encoded part, not the textual part.
> This also end up in the file when specifying a file with --outfile
> The textual part should be output on stderr, if at all. The
> "Generating a 224 bit ECC private key..." message is indeed output on

 Printing the key information is deliberate, and also deliberate it is
sent to stdout. What is the issue that you have with openssl?


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