[PATCH 1/5] crypto: prepare for decryption of inline PGP encrypted messages

Daniel Kahn Gillmor dkg at fifthhorseman.net
Tue May 1 10:42:01 PDT 2018

On Mon 2018-04-30 08:42:24 -0300, David Bremner wrote:
> David Bremner <david at tethera.net> writes:
>> Daniel Kahn Gillmor <dkg at fifthhorseman.net> writes:
>>> We make use here of GMime's optimization function for detecting the
>>> presence of inline PGP encrypted content, which is only found in GMime
>>> 3.0 or later.
>> We nominally support gmime-2.6 still. Maybe we shouldn't anymore, but
>> that's a different discussion.  Does this series compile and fail
>> gracefully with gmime 2.6?
> Looking at the rest of the series, it looks like it at least tries
> to. So maybe it's just the commit message of the first commit that is
> confusing, since the commit has nothing that looks like it handles gmime
> 2.6.

I think the point was that this is making use of features only found in
gmime 3.0.  so if you build against 2.6, the functionality is absent,
but it shouldn't cause breakage.


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