Most GnuPG 2.1.1 tests fail on Solaris 10

Werner Koch wk at
Thu Dec 18 12:04:41 CET 2014

On Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:29, laurent at said:

> /bin/sh on Solaris 10 is an old-fashioned Bourne shell, and it doesn't
> support $(). I attached a small patch to replace that by ``.

Oh dear, I thought we can meanwhile do without the old quotes.  $() is
POSIX and is much easier to use and read.  Any chance to use a different

> even after that, gpg-agent would fail to start.
> What it boils down too, apparently, is that if the GNUPGHOME variable
> is too long (as is the case when using the build directory for the
> tests), it fails.

> gpg-connect-agent: waiting for the agent to come up ... (1s)
> gpg-connect-agent: can't connect to the agent: Invalid value passed to IPC

I would not have expected that error message.  Can you use truss to
trace the exec and socket calls?



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