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Date: Sun, 06 Jan 2019 11:31:27 +0100
From: (Niels Möller)
To: (Torbjörn Granlund)
Cc: Jeffrey Walton <>,,
Subject: Re: Asserts considered harmful (or GMP spills its sensitive information) (Torbjörn Granlund) writes:

> Let's move on.  No bug to be found here.

Just FYI: There was a bug in Nettle's test code, a line

  assert (mpz_invert(key->d, pub->e, phi));

Obviously not working with -DNDEBUG. Fix in commit


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