Gnupg-users Digest, Vol 36, Issue 8

C Yohman yohman at
Tue Sep 19 19:34:02 CEST 2006

Carlo's instructions worked. Thank you to everyone else. It works, 
except it failed one test. Is that test important?


make  check-TESTS
make[2]: Entering directory `/home/Chance/gnupg-1.4.5/checks'
gpg (GnuPG) 1.4.5
Copyright (C) 2006 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
This program comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY.
This is free software, and you are welcome to redistribute it
under certain conditions. See the file COPYING for details.

Home: .
Supported algorithms:
Hash: MD5, SHA1, RIPEMD160, SHA256, SHA384, SHA512, SHA224
Compression: Uncompressed, ZIP, ZLIB, BZIP2
PASS: version.test
PASS: mds.test
PASS: decrypt.test
PASS: decrypt-dsa.test
PASS: sigs.test
PASS: sigs-dsa.test
PASS: encrypt.test
PASS: encrypt-dsa.test
PASS: seat.test
PASS: clearsig.test
PASS: encryptp.test
PASS: detach.test
PASS: armsigs.test
PASS: armencrypt.test
PASS: armencryptp.test
PASS: signencrypt.test
PASS: signencrypt-dsa.test
PASS: armsignencrypt.test
PASS: armdetach.test
PASS: armdetachm.test
PASS: detachm.test
PASS: genkey1024.test
PASS: conventional.test
FAIL: conventional-mdc.test
PASS: multisig.test
PASS: verify.test
PASS: armor.test
1 of 27 tests failed
Please report to bug-gnupg at
make[2]: *** [check-TESTS] Error 1
make[2]: Leaving directory `/home/Chance/gnupg-1.4.5/checks'
make[1]: *** [check-am] Error 2
make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/Chance/gnupg-1.4.5/checks'

> ------------------------------
> Message: 2
> Date: Thu, 14 Sep 2006 15:02:39 +0200
> From: Mica Mijatovic <blueness at>
> Subject: Re: Compiling GnuPG 1.4.5 for Windows on Windows
> To: Werner Koch <gnupg-users at>
> Message-ID: <521964942.20060914150239 at>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=us-ascii
>     Was Fri, 08 Sep 2006, at 08:23:35 +0200,
>     when Werner wrote:
>>> On Thu,  7 Sep 2006 22:57, Mica Mijatovic said:
>>>> And when I'm already at the desk, just a brief note that if a source
>>>> code is being delivered as well, to the users, then it tends to mean
>>>> that matters of compiling become regular topic on a user list too.
>>> It is just fine to talk about compiling problems here.  Just make sure
>>> that you indicate when you try to compile for Windows on a Windows
>>> box [1].
> Okay.[1a]
>>>> <!-- I myself am searching for solution on how to replace the "Good
>>>> signature from..." into an "Oh, what a {nice|sexy} signature from..." or
>>>> similar, and how many source files I'd have to modify then. (-; -->
>>> Pretty easy.  You only need to take the po/gnupg.pot file, copy it to
>>> po/en.po, translate just that string, add "en" to po/LINGUAS and
>>> build.
> Thanks for this, Werner.
> ________________________
>>> [1] I can't imagine that anyone will ever try to compile on Windows
>>>     for a Unix box.
> [1a] That would be pretty perverse verily, perhaps for educational
> purposes only. <g>
> --
> Mica
> ~~~ For personal mail please use my address as it is *exactly* given
>     in my "From" field, otherwise it will not reach me. ~~~
> GPG keys/docs/software at:

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