GPG Lockfile (concurrency) issue, keyring lost: awarding 300$ for bugfix

Werner Koch wk at
Mon Aug 23 16:56:40 CEST 2004

On Mon, 23 Aug 2004 16:28:27 +0200, Stefan Haller said:

> So, I expect you fixed it successfully (or probably removed the printout 
> ..;-) ).

It was indeed a problem accessing a freed pointer by another atexit
function (tdbio.c).

> Are you going to include this patch in 1.2.6rc2 or something?
> How long will it take until it becomes a stable release afterwards?

We will release 1.2.6 in 2 or 3 days - including these chanegs of course.

> I am extremely happy with the outcome of this little experiment (get 
> OS-developers paid for squashing specific bugs) and I feel confirmed that 
> this is the best approach to attack a problem like this. My bosses

Actually this is onhe of the Free Software business models.



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