Bug 471445 - pcsc communication fails in mixed 32/64 bit environments
pcsc communication fails in mixed 32/64 bit environments
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: pcsc-lite (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Bob Relyea
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-11-13 13:45 EST by Peter Åstrand
Modified: 2009-07-14 10:36 EDT (History)
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Description Peter Åstrand 2008-11-13 13:45:53 EST
Description of problem:

Communication with a 64 bit pcscd from a 32 bit binary does not work. This can be reproduced by installing the 32 bit opensc package:

# opensc-tool -n
winscard_clnt.c:477:SCardEstablishContextTH() Your pcscd is too old and does not support CMD_VERSION

As I understand it, this is the bug described at https://alioth.debian.org/tracker/index.php?func=detail&aid=303790&group_id=30105&atid=410085, 
fixed in pcsc-lite-1.4.99. It would be good if Fedora could either upgrade to this version, or later, or backport the patch. 

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Comment 1 Bob Relyea 2009-02-24 19:24:00 EST
This should be fixed in fc10...

Comment 2 Bug Zapper 2009-06-09 23:15:12 EDT
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Comment 3 Peter Åstrand 2009-06-15 09:02:58 EDT
The problem is gone on Fedora 11, with pcsc-lite-1.5.2-1.fc11.x86_64.
Comment 4 Bug Zapper 2009-07-14 10:36:39 EDT
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