Space-padded lines in crypt-text
dhill at wgate.com
Wed Mar 20 18:53:02 CET 2002
Hi all. I've run into a problem running GnuPG on text copied out of an
email in Eudora or Netscape. With the right combination of circumstances,
the GPG text ends up padded with a space at the end of each line (ie
space-cr-lf or space-lf on every line). The spaces in the crypt-text block
itself don't cause GPG a problem, but the space at the end of the -----BEGIN
PGP MESSAGE----- line causes GnuPG not to recognize the block as valid
crypt-text. I was wondering:
1) Why does the space in the BEGIN line cause a problem, but not the spaces
in the crypt-text block?
2) If it makes sense, could someone in the group implement a fix that
wouldn't break other stuff in the process?
Thanks for any input you can provide,
WorldGate Communications, Inc.
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