Gnupg cannot handle extremely large keys on 32 bit Linux

Charly Avital shavital at
Sat Apr 14 10:09:42 CEST 2007

David Shaw wrote the following on 4/14/07 2:57 AM:
> On Sun, Apr 08, 2007 at 01:00:13AM +0300, Charly Avital wrote:
>> Running gpg 1.4.7 under Mac OSX 10.4.9
>> -------------------------------------------
>> pub  16384R/17CACAE3  created: 2007-04-07  expires: never       usage: SCEA
>>                      trust: unknown       validity: unknown
>> [ unknown] (1). Testing only <test at test.test>
>> Command> check
>> uid  Testing only <test at test.test>
>> sig!3        2D879666 2007-04-07  [User ID not found]
>> 1 user ID without valid self-signature detected
> I cannot confirm this.  I tested GPG 1.4.7 on OSX 10.4.9 running on
> both PPC and Intel.  The 16k key works correctly on both.  Can you
> double check your report?
> David


I have gone through the same process as described in my message sent
from a PPC.

I find exactly the *same results* in this Intel Core 2 Duo MacBook.

The only difference is that in this Intel Mac I am running PGP Desktop
9.6.0 (with the same findings).


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