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Re: [alpine-devel] APK Key Size - Request to move from 1024 to 2048

From: Timo Teras <>
Date: Sun, 23 Nov 2014 12:46:14 +0200

On Sat, 22 Nov 2014 03:13:40 -0800
Orion <> wrote:

> ryonaloli from the irc channel pointed out that the current APK key
> size was of 1024. Is there a particular reason that it has stayed at
> this size? Also is there any signatures for the ISO releases we
> couldn't find any.

The official Alpine package signing keys are RSA 2048 bits. I checked
all keys from edge all the way back to 2.4, and they are all RSA 2048.

Though, it would be probably good time to start doing EC-DSA signatures
soon. Should probably be a target for alpine-3.2.


Received on Sun Nov 23 2014 - 12:46:14 UTC