How to decrypt multipart/encrypted parts in notmuch-emacs
olivier.berger at it-sudparis.eu
Wed Apr 11 13:50:47 PDT 2012
Jameson Graef Rollins
<jrollins at finestructure.net> writes:
> On Wed, Apr 11 2012, Olivier Berger <olivier.berger at it-sudparis.eu> wrote:
>> Is there a way to decrypt multipart/encrypted messages in notmuch-emacs
> Hi, Olivier. Yes, it is possible.
>> I can only get a purple "Decryption error" message...
> The fact that you're getting this messages means that notmuch is
> attempting to decrypt the message, but there was a decryption problem.
> A typical problem is that gpg-agent is not running. Notmuch uses gnupg
> to decrypt, but it requires that gpg-agent be running to get the
> passphrase from the user. Do you have gpg-agent running?
Thanks for this suggestion.
As I've responded to Daniel Kahn Gillmor in another message, it seems
that I may have messed with my config, and gpg-agent may not have worked
That's now fixed, I think. See below.
>> The mail looks like :
> The format of the multipart/encrypted looks fine, so I see no problems
> there (assuming the encryption was done properly).
> You might also try decrypting the message on the command line, as that
> will take any emacs issues out of the loop:
> notmuch show --decrypt id:$msgid
That works now, but only on the command-line.
Still, in notmuch-emacs, I can still see the purple "Decryption error"
Any other ideas ?
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