Bug in 1.2.4 - cannot verify messages with lines that contain dashes

David Shaw dshaw at jabberwocky.com
Mon Mar 22 01:16:40 CET 2004

On Fri, Mar 19, 2004 at 07:44:58AM -0700, Kurt Fitzner wrote:
> Hello,
> I've tried to subscribe to the devel mailing list, but the web page 
> signup is broken, and I've received no response from 
> gnupg-devel-reguest, so I will post this bug report and patch here.
> I noticed when trying to verify Atom-Smasher's signatures that GnuPG 
> hung up due to the fact that his signature has a line of dashes in it. 
> Unfortunately, fake_packet() in armor.c assumes that if a string of four 
> dashes is encountered, that it is the end of the signed message.

I'm afraid I don't really understand the problem you're having.  Can
you post an example of the problem?  I have never had a problem
verifying a signature from anyone on this list.


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