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Re: Bits from keyring-maint

On Tue, 2010-09-14 at 16:56 +0000, brian m. carlson wrote:
> I suspect that those figures are because 2048 bits is the default size
> for RSA keys and 4096 bits is the largest size that GnuPG supports.
> Some specially patched versions of PGP can support keys of up to 16384
> bits, but IIRC those are all v3 RSA keys, which aren't allowed anymore.
This is also easily possible with gnupg (via patching), and you don't
have to use v3 keys (which one generally shouldn't).


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