gnupg 1.2.1 IDEA support
Thu Feb 13 16:01:02 2003
Thanks for the response...Yeah, I've got the module in there prior to the
configure and make and it does get compiled. From what I've seen, the 'idea
encryption (0) failed' means there's an internal self-check within the idea
module that's failing.
Also from what I can tell, it is successfully compiling with big endian
support so...I'm at a loss.
>From: Charly Avital <email@example.com>
>To: "Goober Rama" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Subject: Re: gnupg 1.2.1 IDEA support
>Date: Thu, 13 Feb 2003 06:16:59 +0200
>I haven't the least idea how AIX works, being a Mac GPG user (GnuPG for Mac
>But I have had to load idea.c into 1.0.6. 1.0.7, 1.2.1, 1.2.2r1 and 1.3.1.
>The procedure that has always worked was putting idea.c into
>before configure and make.
>I suggest that you have a closer look at the innards of the current idea.c
>file you have downloaded from the .dk server. At some date in November 2002
>it was updated by Werner Koch to conform with powerpc CPUs.
>Don't ask me to explain, I am NOT an expert user, I just keep abreast,
>barely, of the developments.
>At 4:47 PM -0500 2/12/03, Goober Rama wrote:
> >If anyone can help out with this, I would greatly appreciate it. I've
> >through many of the archives and have tried I think all of the
> >solutions to no avail.
> >We're attempting to use gpg on AIX 5.1 and have the need to import some
> >pgp 2.x keys. So, I've tried using 'load-extension idea' in my options
> >after compiling the idea.c module and copying it to /usr/local/lib/gnupg.
> >The output of 'gpg --version' always returns the 'idea encryption (0)
> >failed' error. I have tried this with the pre-compiled binary available
> >from http://www.bullfreeware.com/listaix51.html (both 1.2.1 and 1.0.7)
> >compiling 1.2.1 and 1.0.7 from source. I've tried compiling both with
> >C for AIX version 5 and the gcc (with the necessary CFLAGS statement as
> >outlined in the README). I have tried using both IBM's packaged gcc
> >(version 2.9) and version 3.2.1 available from UCLA.
> >Summary of software versions and steps taken:
> >AIX 5.1 - 5100-03
> >C for AIX 5
> >gcc 2.9 (IBM's package)
> >gcc 3.2.1 (UCLA)
> >gpg 1.2.1 - compiled from source
> >gpg 1.2.1 - binary from Bull Freeware
> >gpg 1.0.7 - compiled from source
> >gpg 1.0.7 - binary from Bull Freeware
> >idea.c.gz - from ftp://ftp.gnupg.dk/pub/contrib-dk/idea.c.gz
> >configure: CFLAGS="-g -O2 -mcpu=powerpc" ./configure --disable-nls
> >--with-included-gettext --enable-static-rnd=egd --disable-asm
> >--disable-dev-random --with-egd-socket=/dev/egd
> >I've tried compiling idea.c in with everything else by having it in the
> ><souce-dir>/cipher directory and compiling it separately with
> >gcc -Wall -O2 -shared -fPIC -o idea idea.c
> >and using the 'load-extension' option. Everything still ends up with
> >encryption (0) failed'.
> >If anyone can shed some light on this get help me get over this hurdle,
> >would be great.
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