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missing primes

2001-06-25 14:27:32

what are the primes in an OpenPGP RSA secret key packet used for?
AFAICT, they are not needed for encryption and/or signing.

Related to that: What will happen if they are omitted, e.g. because an
underlying library can only supply exponent and modulus?


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