[testpackage] gnupg 1.4.0-1

Volker Quetschke quetschke@scytek.de
Mon Dec 20 19:40:00 GMT 2004

Hi David,

> I'm having a problem retrieving keys from keyservers with this release.
> With the default configuration, the keyserver helper programs die with a
> message that they can't find the cygwin1.dll.
> The problem is that by default, gnupg sets the PATH to /usr/sbin/gnupg
> when it invokes these tools. The helper programs then die because that
> path does not include /bin.
Thanks for testing, the problem report and the *solution*!

I guess that cleaning the PATH is a security measure for other
*NIX versions, but unfortunately collides with the cygwin1.dll
beeing in /bin.

I'll apply something like your patch to the next version.



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