Key generation error

Werner Koch wk at
Thu Jan 29 08:16:41 CET 2015

On Thu, 29 Jan 2015 08:01, patrick at said:

> I tried key generation with and without pre-setting a password using git
> commit 11142e0ad7bc9a9e3c3dccf958d8dbd3312cb993.

Are you at that commit or at current head?  In particualr this commit

commit 6eebc56687935f3e993eac374b9f4cc5ad3bcf2b
Author: Werner Koch <wk at>
Date:   Tue Jan 27 09:11:13 2015 +0100

    gpg: Fix segv introduced to commit 4d7c9b0.
    * g10/keygen.c (get_parameter_passphrase): Take care of R == NULL.
    Signed-off-by: Werner Koch <wk at>

	Modified   g10/keygen.c
diff --git a/g10/keygen.c b/g10/keygen.c
index 6143269..50fb67d 100644
--- a/g10/keygen.c
+++ b/g10/keygen.c
@@ -2826,7 +2826,7 @@ static const char *
 get_parameter_passphrase (struct para_data_s *para)
   struct para_data_s *r = get_parameter (para, pPASSPHRASE);
-  return r->u.value;
+  return r ? r->u.value : NULL;
is important.



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