Issue with certain key
christianbiere at gmx.de
Sat Feb 25 17:08:48 CET 2006
Christian Biere wrote:
> David Shaw wrote:
> > On Thu, Feb 23, 2006 at 06:55:02PM +0100, Christian Biere wrote:
> > > gpg: requesting key FC05DA69 from hkp server blackhole.pca.dfn.de
> > > gpg: mpi larger than indicated length (2 bytes)
> > > gpg: read_block: read error: invalid packet
> > > gpg: Total number processed: 0
> > > gpg: no valid OpenPGP data found.
> > Yes. There are corrupt signatures on that key. GnuPG 1.4.3 has code
> > to skip the corrupt signatures rather than reject the whole key.
> I'll fetch GnuPG from CVS and retry.
I used 1.4.3rc1 because the auto* tools just hate me. This fixes
the problem with the key but I had to delete it from my keyring
in order to get rid of the warnings with 1.4.2. I thought 1.4.3
would discard the corrupt signatures during the import but I
guess it really just skips them at run-time.
By the way, it's probably a good idea to update the website with
respect to CVS. I fetched GnuPG from CVS just read that you're
using SVN since July.
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