Bug in keyserver code: DOS line endings

David Shaw dshaw at jabberwocky.com
Wed Jun 12 02:49:01 CEST 2002

On Tue, Jun 11, 2002 at 06:29:59PM -0500, Keith Ray wrote:

> I compiled the gpgkeys_ldap for win32

Hey, excellent!  I was hoping someone would do this and report back
how it worked out.  What did you have to do to link in the libraries?

> but I found a bug in the GnuPG
> keyserver code.  In keyserver.c line 493:
> while(line[0]!='\n');
> This does not work on a win32 build because gpgkeys ends its lines
> with "\r\n".  Changing this line to something like this might work:
> while(line[0]!='\n' || line[1]!='\n');
> or something like
> #if defined (__MINGW32__) || defined (__CYGWIN32__)
> while(line[0]!='\r' && line[1]!='\n');
> #else
> while(line[0]!='\n');
> #endif

Is this sort of line ending magic portable to Cygwin as well as
Mingw32?  (You're using Mingw32, right?)

Aside from this problem, does it work all right on Win32?


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