Subject: Re: (S/Key broken) Re: Misc. problems
To: Ty Sarna <>
From: Robert Elz <kre@munnari.OZ.AU>
List: current-users
Date: 03/19/1998 09:02:40
    Date:        Wed, 18 Mar 1998 11:45:21 -0600 (CST)
    From:        Ty Sarna <>
    Message-ID:  <>

  | Somone managed to break S/Key on big-endian machines. There's been a PR
  | on it for some time,

For anyone who cares, the PR is lib/5040, the fix is pretty simple, though
the patch in the PR omitted to cause the variables no longer used to vanish,
and hence hits the gcc warnings (which by default become errors).   That's
easy to fix.

Recompile and reinstall libskey with the patch installed and all skey apps
I have located just start working properly...    (the patch is also a minor
win on little endian machines, doesn't fix anything, but might be
insignificantly smaller and faster).