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Preparing GnuPG 1.4.2

Monday, March 14th, 2005

Expect a release tomorrow.

fixed a long standing bug

Sunday, March 13th, 2005

After quite some hours of debugging using plain old printfs and staring at the output, I found a long standing bug in the secmem_realloc function which exhibit itself only with certain request sizes due to padding and blockreuse issues. This fixes the 1504 bug I mentioned yesterday (well due to problems with the blogging code the date of that entry is possible wrong).

1504 is a bad size for some keys

Sunday, March 13th, 2005

It turned out that using keys of certain lengths which are not a multiple of the 8 bytes may cause a segv only under Windows. Timo tracked the problem down to the generation of the session key and I am now looking for the real cause …