[Pkg-gnupg-maint] Bug#739424: gnupg dies with "gpg: out of secure memory [...]" since 1.4.16-1

Werner Koch wk at gnupg.org
Wed Mar 5 07:26:05 UTC 2014

On Tue, 18 Feb 2014 18:26, rak at debian.org said:

> 10240-bit RSA key, ID 4A11C97A, created 2009-09-23
  ^^^^^^  !!!

> gpg: (this may be caused by too many secret keys used simultaneously
> or due to excessive large key sizes)

There are reasons why upstream gpg does not allow the creation of such
stupidly long keys.



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