[PATCH GnuPG] doc: Add parameters for batch generation of ECC keys.

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[PATCH GnuPG] doc: Add parameters for batch generation of ECC keys.

Jens Meißner

* doc/gpg.texi: Add parameters for batch generation of ECC keys.

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There are parameters required for batch generation of ECC keys which
weren't mentioned in the documentation.

Signed-off-by: Jens Meißner <[hidden email]>
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 doc/gpg.texi | 8 ++++++++
 1 file changed, 8 insertions(+)

diff --git a/doc/gpg.texi b/doc/gpg.texi
index f611813fb..805af3f22 100644
--- a/doc/gpg.texi
+++ b/doc/gpg.texi
@@ -4207,6 +4207,11 @@ for @samp{Subkey-Type}.
 @item Key-Length: @var{nbits}
 The requested length of the generated key in bits.  The default is
 returned by running the command @samp{@gpgname --gpgconf-list}.
+For ECC keys this parameter is ignored.
+
+@item Key-Curve: @var{curve}
+The requested elliptic curve of the generated key.  This is a required
+parameter for ECC keys.  It is ignored for non-ECC keys.

 @item Key-Grip: @var{hexstring}
 This is optional and used to generate a CSR or certificate for an
@@ -4231,6 +4236,9 @@ can be handled.  See also @samp{Key-Type} above.
 Length of the secondary key (subkey) in bits.  The default is returned
 by running the command @samp{@gpgname --gpgconf-list}.

+@item Subkey-Curve: @var{curve}
+Key curve for a subkey; similar to @samp{Key-Curve}.
+
 @item Subkey-Usage: @var{usage-list}
 Key usage lists for a subkey; similar to @samp{Key-Usage}.

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2.20.1

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Re: [PATCH GnuPG] doc: Add parameters for batch generation of ECC keys.

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On Sun, 22 Nov 2020 14:42, Jens Meißner said:
> * doc/gpg.texi: Add parameters for batch generation of ECC keys.

Thanks.  Applied to master and 2.2.


Shalom-Salam,

   Werner

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