Comments on 1.0.6d

David Shaw dshaw at
Tue Mar 5 06:51:01 CET 2002

On Mon, Mar 04, 2002 at 05:53:10PM -0500, David Shaw wrote:

> As promised, here's are some comments about the latest snapshot.
> These are the "doesn't work right" comments.  I'll do the "would be
> nice" list later :)
> I've started on fixes for #5, #8, #10, #13, and #15.

> 5) When revoking a local key signature (i.e. from 'lsign'), the
>    revocation should be local as well to prevent possibly leaking
>    information about the local signature.

> 8) V3 key revocations should not prompt for a revocation reason since
>    V3 revocations do not use it anyway.

> 10) The keyserver stuff needs an "exec-path" or similar, as the user's
>     path may be untrustworthy, and it is also difficult to use the
>     keyserver stuff via cron or other non-login methods without it.

> 13) The command "gpg --export 0xz blah" causes BUG() to be called.

> 15) Compiler warning in util/:
>    iobuf.c:1891: warning: static declaration for `fseeko' follows non-static

Ok, all these are fixed.  #15 was particularly interesting - it turned
out to be an odd interaction between my libc headers and autoconf.  It
wasn't the code at all.


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