[Gpg4win-users-en] Decryption fails with smart-card on gpg4win

Werner Koch wk at gnupg.org
Fri Aug 10 11:57:56 CEST 2012

On Thu,  9 Aug 2012 20:01, jaymes_keller at lavabit.com said:

> It transpires that while the V2 smartcard can create 4096-bit RSA
> keys, getting it to work on GPG is useless at best.

That is why your read on the backmatter of the card “...up to 3072 bit”.

Actually, 4k works with recent GnuPG versions, but one or two bugs might
still be lurking around.



Die Gedanken sind frei.  Ausnahmen regelt ein Bundesgesetz.

More information about the Gpg4win-users-en mailing list