thx, your right - the index file was not empty, there was one space character inside.
----- Original Message ----- From: "Dr. Stephen Henson" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> To: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> Sent: Tuesday, July 22, 2003 3:46 PM Subject: Re: wrong number of fields on line 1 > On Tue, Jul 22, 2003, michael portmann wrote: > > > Hi > > > > I created a new config file. now I get the following error message > > Using configuration from xxx.cfg > > "wrong number of fields on line 1 (looking for field 6, got 1, '' left)". > > > > I tried this configuration also on windows and it worked fine, the error > > occurs only on mandrake linux. I'm running OpenSSL 0.9.7b. > > > > That error normally refers to the index.txt file used by 'ca'. If this is a > new index file with no details in it you could just replace it with > a zero length file. > > Steve. > -- > Dr Stephen N. Henson. > Core developer of the OpenSSL project: http://www.openssl.org/ > Freelance consultant see: http://www.drh-consultancy.demon.co.uk/ > Email: [EMAIL PROTECTED], PGP key: via homepage. > ______________________________________________________________________ > OpenSSL Project http://www.openssl.org > User Support Mailing List [EMAIL PROTECTED] > Automated List Manager [EMAIL PROTECTED] > > ______________________________________________________________________ OpenSSL Project http://www.openssl.org User Support Mailing List [EMAIL PROTECTED] Automated List Manager [EMAIL PROTECTED]