GPG 1.1.92 bogus error for IDEA plugin
Larry_C_Ellis at hotmail.com
Thu Sep 12 22:48:01 CEST 2002
> On Thu, Sep 12, 2002 at 10:16:29AM -0500, Larry Ellis wrote:
> > When I run --version on 1.1.92, IDEA is missing from the cipher list.
> I suspect you are using the IDEA plugin from 1.1.90 with 1.1.92. That
> won't work. Did you see an error message ("invalid module `......')
> when you ran gpg?
No. It simply says the plugin is not present.
This is the Windows version, incidentally. Has the method of specifying
plugins in the options file changed? I have tried all of the following with
no difference or improvement:
And, I have tried these both with the 1.1.90 precompiled idea module
distributed on www.nullify.org *and* with my own compiled version of the
module using the source code you referenced. Admittedly, I used the nullify
make file for this, but, frankly, in comparing the source, I could see no
huge differences in the two versions of idea.c that might explain the
failure. Of course, I could be missing something.
With 1.1.90, IDEA is listed in the cipher spec with --version even if the
idea.dll is not present. No failure occurs until I actually attempt to
encrypt something. With 1.1.92, I haven't managed to get IDEA referenced in
the cipher spec list (as reported in --version).
My install directory is c:\gnupg, as you might gather from the above. In
addition, I updated the registry using the gnupg.reg file supplied with the
Any other ideas (no pun intended).
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