1.4.4 unable to reopen standard input error

David Shaw dshaw at jabberwocky.com
Fri Jul 21 14:56:59 CEST 2006

On Thu, Jul 20, 2006 at 08:09:41PM -0400, Kyle Wheeler wrote:
> Hello,
> I recently upgraded gnupg from 1.4.2 to 1.4.4, and suddenly I am 
> running into a nasty problem.
> I use mutt on MacOS X (10.4.7) for all my email needs, and one of the 
> things I can do (well, used to be able to do) is decode and reply to 
> “traditional” pgp-encoded email (a-la what is generated by pine users 
> who send encrypted email). After upgrading gnupg, I can no longer 
> reply to emails that have been encrypted in the “traditional” 
> (translation: inline ascii) manner. I can decrypt them just fine, but 
> whatever re-decryption mutt does when replying merely produces:
>    gpg: fatal: unable to reopen standard input, output, or error
> The command that mutt runs to decode such email is this:
>    gpg --status-fd=2 --no-verbose --quiet --batch --output - %f

Are you sure that is the command?  I see no way for the passphrase to
be passed there.


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