new testsuite errors with gcrypt 1.5 and gnutls 2.17.1

Tomas Mraz tmraz at
Mon Jul 25 09:41:44 CEST 2011

On Mon, 2011-07-25 at 09:22 +0200, Werner Koch wrote: 
> On Sun, 24 Jul 2011 16:36, ametzler at said:
> > Is changing this to "res = gcry_sexp_nth_mpi (list, 1, GCRYMPI_FMT_USG);"
> > the proper fix, or does it just seem to work accidentally?
> I am pretty sure that this is correct.  The bug was probably introduced
> by copying code from GnuPG which had the same error.  It is quite
> possible that I once proposed to do it this way :-).

Hmm... wouldn't it be more proper to make the default MPI format for
gcry_sexp_nth_mpi USG? Given the libgcrypt-1.4.x always behaved like
this this is strictly said API/ABI break, regardless of what
documentation says.

Tomas Mraz
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