[rt-users] Gnupg interaction with speedycgi in RT 3.8.1

Niko Tyni ntyni+rt-users at mappi.helsinki.fi
Mon Nov 24 13:48:04 EST 2008

On Wed, Nov 19, 2008 at 07:45:35PM +0000, Dominic Hargreaves wrote:

> I can easily imagine that gnupg tickles some file descriptor bug
> somewhere though.
> Attached is an strace showing the sequence of events in the backend,
> resulting in the output going to STDERR rather than STDOUT, including an
> exec of gnupg (note; does this mean that every request will hit exec gpg?)
> Presumably the backend receiving EPIPE when writing the output is going
> to be related, but I can't quite follow the strace well enough to see
> why. If anyone else fancies digging a bit deeper, feel free :)

Sounds like Mail::GnuPG 0.15 might fix this. Earlier versions had
significant problems in the interaction with the gpg process, including
deadlocks and unexpected SIGPIPEs.



Niko Tyni   ntyni at debian.org

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