[sylpheed:32068] Re: Problems with gpg2-decrypted email

Michael Schwendt mschwendt at gmail.com
Tue Feb 5 22:49:03 JST 2008

On 05/02/2008, Oliver Meißner-Knippschild <lists.o at la-familia-grande.de> wrote:
> Hi List,
> are there any known problems with sylpheed decoding gpg2-encrypted
> MIME-Mail?
> After giving the passphrase nothing is shown in sylpheed. It just looks
> like a mail with an empty body... Decrypting the message via shell does
> work well.
> So, the only difference I can determine between encrypted messages that
> work and those wich does not work is the GnuPG version wich had been
> used for encrypting a message. Is this a matter of GPGME? How can I
> test that?

You could start with

  GPGME_DEBUG=255 sylpheed

in your favourite terminal. Perhaps adding "debug-all" to your
gpg.conf, then it stores debug files in your mail folder, for example.

> gpgme-config --version
> 1.0.2

But this one is ancient.

> Does anyone else ever had this effect?

Various symptoms a few years ago.

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