GnuPG 1.2.4 bugs (see also BTS problem report 274)

Werner Koch wk at
Wed May 5 20:42:23 CEST 2004

On Mon, 03 May 2004 15:14:12 +0200 (MES), Rainer Perske said:

> Using AIX 5.1, I cannot compile GnuPG 1.2.4.

use 1.2.4rc1 from the alpha directory.

> Surely the second cited line should read:  if( err != EPERM
> because errno may have been changed (and is changed on AIX) during

No, the problem is that errno was no set above.  This has been fixed
in rc1.

> Another problem is caused by the "#ifdef _AIX" used in the same source
> file (and in some others). Though I am compiling on an AIX system without
> GCC, this macro is undefined, surely causing the compiler to create

So what is the OS indentifier on your AIX versions?

> prior to running ./configure. (I know, GnuPG requires GCC, thus please
> read this paragraph is only as a remark, not a bug report.)

GnuPG does not require gcc - it should work with all c89 compliant


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