PGP and GnuPG compatibility issue
wk at isil.d.shuttle.de
Thu Feb 11 11:10:42 CET 1999
dwpalmer at dwpalm.jf.intel.com writes:
> I've tried MD5, SHA1, and RIPEMD160 with 3DES. All fail in the same
> way, but almost works. The file that PGP creates has everything but
> the first few lines of the original file before complaining, "The
> keyring contains a bad (corrupted) PGP packet." Note that everything
> works fine when using much smaller files.
I notced that there is a bug in the GnuPG buffering code which leads
to some extra bytes - I have to check this. AFAIK this only happens
with large file but the ususal buffer size is 8k ...
ceterum censeo RSA esse delendam
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