compilation error with gnutls 2.12.10 a,d mingw-w64

Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos nmav at
Mon Oct 10 14:29:39 CEST 2011

On Mon, Oct 10, 2011 at 2:21 PM, Simon Josefsson <simon at> wrote:

> So the proper type to use seems to be gnutls_openpgp_keyid_t instead of
> uint8_t/unsigned char.  It is declared like this:
>  typedef unsigned char gnutls_openpgp_keyid_t[GNUTLS_OPENPGP_KEYID_SIZE];

This is wrong! gnutls_openpgp_keyid_t with the above typedef is just a
pointer type meaning it has 4 bytes in 32-bit systems. I made the
definition like that to make clear to the caller that 8-bytes should
be allocated, but it seems this obscure typedef is confusing. It might
be better to be replaced with a simple pointer type.


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