Antwort: Stray null butes in output of GnuPG from --edit-key? (was: Re: Stray null bytes in output data object from gpgme_op_edit()?

Marcus Brinkmann Marcus.Brinkmann at
Tue Nov 5 16:13:01 CET 2002

On Tue, Nov 05, 2002 at 03:27:37PM +0100, Dr.Stefan.Dalibor at wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 24, 2002 at 11:46:52AM +0200, Dr.Stefan.Dalibor at wrote:
> > gpgme_op_edit was introduced to make porting GPA to GPGME possible
> without
> > designing all the abstractions that would be needed to provide all
> features
> > GPA needs in a clean way.  So it's sort of private to GPA for now.
> That's what I thought... I stopped using it anyway (after finding out
> it wouldn't get me to the signatures of keys in the keyring :).

Ok.  The key signatures are important, and I will work on that Pretty Soon(tm).

> > Mmh, this seems to be rather an issue with gpg.  I did the following:
> > ...
> > sub:^@:2048:16:B8DD92EDC3AF90C1:926611830:0::^@:
> > ...
> > The ^@ above are binary zeros as displayed by less.
> >
> > Are those the binary zeros you are talking about?
> Yes, exactly!  I didn't notice it at that time, but after pulling the old
> version
> of my program it turns out that the null bytes seem to be always in field 2
> and 9 of the subkey-lines.

Ok, thanks for verifying this.


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