gnutls 2.3.11 testsuite failure on sparc (openpgpself)

Simon Josefsson simon at
Mon May 26 11:37:59 CEST 2008

Andreas Metzler <ametzler at> writes:

> Hello,
> gnutls 2.3.11 dpoes not build correctly on sparc.
> There is testsuite failure when running openpgpself. (Complete output
> attached). From comparing the output with i386, it looks like i386
> actually does not complete successfully, too - but the error is not
> correctly reflected in the exit code:
> --------------
> client: Handshake failed
> GNUTLS ERROR: A TLS packet with unexpected length was received.
> --------------

Indeed, the openpgpself test doesn't seem to work on any platform.
Nikos, could you take a look at this?

<thinking out loud>The *self tests are rather ugly and have poor error
handling... it would be nice to clean them up to provide a generic test
framework so it can test much more: all ciphers, all hashes, and so on.


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