Simon Josefsson simon at
Mon Jun 21 09:56:41 CEST 2010

"Kyung a Lee" <kalee at> writes:

> Hello, I have some questions about libgcrypt - gcry_pk_decrypt func.
> If I call this function many times, then the useage of cpu is increased.
> If call 3000 times,  it takes around 30 seconds, I wonder this func has
> bugs..
> (or it actually takes time when decrypt key)

This isn't the libgcrypt mailing list, but the GnuTLS mailing list, but
I'll try to answer anyway: yes, public-key decryption is slow.  Run the
libgcrypt's tests/benchmark to see what kind of speed you should expect.


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