Patch for PR gnupg/199

Todd Vierling tv at
Fri Aug 22 12:14:11 CEST 2003

I replied to GNATS, but it doesn't seem that my reply made it there.  Note
that I am *NOT* on this list; please include me in Cc: in responses.

In the PR, use of --search-keys in a "PGP/GPG frontend" (pgpenvelope,
GnuPG::Interface) is useless because the non-tty stdout default is
block-buffered rather than line-buffered.  Thus the key list, which is
written to stdout, may never show up until entering (Q)uit.

The following patch adds a fflush(stdout) to ensure that the list of keys in
--search-keys is flushed to stdout before writing the prompt to the user.
(BTW, I'd really like to see this in 1.2.3 as well, if possible.  8-)

Index: g10/keyserver.c
RCS file: /cvs/gnupg/gnupg/g10/keyserver.c,v
retrieving revision 1.31
diff -u -r1.31 keyserver.c
--- g10/keyserver.c	10 Jul 2003 14:30:07 -0000	1.31
+++ g10/keyserver.c	20 Aug 2003 21:06:12 -0000
@@ -486,6 +486,9 @@

+  /* flush key list before displaying prompt */
+  fflush(stdout);
 			 _("Enter number(s), N)ext, or Q)uit > "));
   /* control-d */

-- Todd Vierling <tv at>

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