Windows native compile of MinGW GnuPG fails two tests

Werner Koch wk at
Thu Dec 4 17:11:39 CET 2003

On Thu, 04 Dec 2003 09:33:43 -0600, Joe Vender said:

> Does anyone have any idea why a build of GnuPG (official code)
> compiled on a windows 98 platform for windows (native build, not cross
> compiled) using MinGW and MSYS on windows fails these two tests?

<standard-reply> Because those toolchains are not supported.  They
might work but I see no reason to officially support them. </>

> FAILED: conventional-mdc.test (occurs on every 1.2.x and 1.3.x tried)
> [contents of conventional-mdc.test.log]

Hmmm, running tests on native Windows?  They are definitely written
for a POSIX system.


Werner Koch                                      <wk at>
The GnuPG Experts                      
Free Software Foundation Europe        

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