Porting gnupg to Mac OS X: Problem:"gpg: fatal: idea encryption (0) failed"
wk at gnupg.org
Wed Oct 18 19:06:27 CEST 2000
On Wed, 18 Oct 2000, Dirk Schwarzhans wrote:
> I am currently porting gnupg to Mac OS X/Darwin. After some
> trouble I was finally successful in getting the support for
> dynamically loaded modules to work!
Those modules are not that important, except for IDEA. I guess you
want to test against pgp 2, so you need it.
> > gpg: NOTE: cipher algorithm 1 not found in preferences
That is okay. IDEA is not listed in the keys list of cipher
> > gpg: fatal: idea encryption (0) failed
ooops: the IDEA selftest failed on the first textvector (idea.c)
> What went wrong? Does this indicated an error in porting gnupg to
> Mac OS X or has this problem another cause?
Please first try to use one of the default algorithms and test with a
Unix or DOS system against PGP 7 or GPG. Fixing the IDEA problem
will be easier as soon as you know that everything else works.
Don't hesitate to ask here if you have further problems. A know
that a lot of folks would like a Mac version.
Werner Koch GnuPG key: 621CC013
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