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Almost every time I use gpa in Windows it crashes after a short while. No
special things trigger it. It can be while I copy to clipboard or share a key.
Or just nothing. I have talked to a few friends who also use gpa and they all
have the same problem. Have tried it both on Windows 2003, 2008, 7 and 8.1 all
have the same problem. Any ideas?



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snicker set Due Date to Dec 1 2015, 1:00 AM.
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snicker lowered the priority of this task from Unbreak Now! to Normal.Dec 4 2014, 4:53 PM
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From where did you get the gpa.exe - was it part of gpg4win; if so which version?

Yes, it is part of the gpg4win, it is the latest version. 2.2.3 but the last
versions also have the same problem.

snicker changed Due Date from Dec 1 2015, 1:00 AM to Dec 1 2015, 12:00 AM.Dec 30 2014, 10:52 AM

Could this case please get some attention. This is still an issue for me and
everyone else I know using GPA for windows. Can I help with any more information?

Can you please try with the latest gpg4win version? We have not fixed any bug
leading to a crash but some libraries have been updated, so it would be good to
get a confirmation that there is still a problem.

I would also suggest to try it under a new user account to avoid problems with
already existsing keys. What other software are you using on your machines -
something must be uncommon in your installation.

I can't reproduce this. I've tried running gpa for several days in a Vbox and
doing crypto operations now and then. It never crashes.

This on Windows 10 32bit.

snicker: I'm sorry it's been so long since you've gotten a response.

Are you still getting these crashes? If so, it would be good if you could run
gpa under gdb. Then, when it crashes, you should be able to get a backtrace
using: 'bt full'

$ gdb ../gpa.exe
GNU gdb (Debian 7.7.1+dfsg-5) 7.7.1
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Reading symbols from ../build/gnupg/g10/t-keydb...done.
(gdb) run
Starting program: ...

Program received signal SIGABRT, Aborted.
0x00007ffff7149107 in __GI_raise (sig=sig@entry=6)

at ../nptl/sysdeps/unix/sysv/linux/raise.c:56

56 ../nptl/sysdeps/unix/sysv/linux/raise.c: No such file or directory.
(gdb) bt full

Please provide attach the full output to this bug report.

Unfortunately, I don't use Windows so I can't provide more exact instructions.
I hope Andre will correct any details I've gotten wrong.

marcus added a subscriber: marcus.

No response anymore, and we can not reproduce.