[Cryptography] OpenSSL: rsa_builtin_keygen: key size too small

Viktor Dukhovni cryptography at dukhovni.org
Mon Dec 23 01:59:24 EST 2019

On Sun, Dec 22, 2019 at 09:30:46PM -0800, Henry Baker wrote:

> Re embedded processor:
> Actually, no, it's the other way around.  The eventual target (if it
> ever happens) will likely be a lot *more* powerful than my development
> machine, so I wanted to play with a "toy" version of the software at
> some reasonable speed prior to increasing the bit-length of the keys.

Then it is surprising that on your development machine you notice
adverse performance effects from using RSA-512.

Are you slowed down by RSA operations, or RSA key generation, and how
many of those do you attempt per second?


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