Opened 15 years ago

Closed 16 months ago

#139 closed defect (wontfix)

decoded binary file differs from the file sent.

Reported by: lfousse Owned by: nickm
Priority: Low Milestone:
Component: Mixminion-Other Version:
Severity: Normal Keywords:
Cc: lfousse Actual Points:
Parent ID: Points:
Reviewer: Sponsor:


Steps to reproduce:

$ xxd -p bad
$ mixminion generate-surb -t me@… -b -o SURB
$ mixminion send -R SURB -i bad
Wait for return message, feed it to
`mixminion decode -o out'. The decoded file contains an extraneous leading 0x0a. I noticed this while playing with nym3 (the binary file sent is a reply message from the server to the client with a CREATED and a STATUS part).

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Change History (5)

comment:1 Changed 15 years ago by nickm

  1. This is more likely a decoding bug than an encoding bug. The NL is there to separate headers from body. (Yes, I know this scheme sucks.)
  1. Is this bug fixed in CVS? It seems familiar.

comment:2 Changed 15 years ago by lfousse

Just built CVS today, the extraneous NL is still there.

comment:3 Changed 15 years ago by nickm

Ah. The newline is there because the file is encoded with one or more email headers, followed by a single
empty line. Mixminion is "thoughtfully" giving you the emptry line.

This format sucks, and we should probably find a better one.

comment:4 Changed 3 years ago by teor

Severity: Normal

Set all open tickets without a severity to "Normal"

comment:5 Changed 16 months ago by nickm

Resolution: Nonewontfix
Status: assignedclosed

Mixminion development is not happening any more.

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