Gnupg cannot handle extremely large keys on 32 bit Linux
dshaw at jabberwocky.com
Sun Apr 15 16:28:17 CEST 2007
On Sat, Apr 14, 2007 at 08:52:33PM +0300, Charly Avital wrote:
> When I run Thunderbird+Enigmail, I am using gpg 2.0.3 (on an Inter Core 2 Duo Mac), not gpg 1.4.7, and the keyblock is imported by Enigmail+gpg 2.0.3.
> Therefore the problem wouldn't be related to Enigmail per se, but to gpg 2.0.3.
> Now, why gpg 2.0.3 would write out your key incorrectly, in such a
> way that gpg 1.4.7 fails to recognize it?
A bug. No big deal, bugs get fixed.
Thanks for helping work this out. It does indeed seem to be a GPG 2.x
bug that does not happen in the GPG 1.4.x code. That simplifies where
things need to be searched for.
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