windows binary for gnupg 1.4.11 // compilation instructions posted

Robert J. Hansen rjh at
Thu Sep 22 19:08:20 CEST 2011

On 9/22/2011 12:38 PM, John Clizbe wrote:
> probably be good to include msvcrt.dll as MinGW targets it.

Also so that you're not depending on the host machine's MSVCRT.DLL.
That .DLL is often targeted by malware: it makes such a perfect place to
drop hook functions.

(Putting that .DLL on the stick is a healthy practice, not a replacement
for sane practices.  Don't plug a USB stick into an untrusted machine,
period, end of sentence: but in the event that one of your trusted
machines gets compromised, having your own copy of MSVCRT.DLL on the USB
stick may help prevent the spread of infection.  *May*...)

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