gpg 1.0.1 cannot decrypt stuff encrypted by gpg 1.0.3
Kevin D. Knerr, Sr.
Tue, 17 Oct 2000 08:11:59 -0400 (EDT)
On 13 Oct, Walter Truitt wrote:
> On 12 Oct, Kevin D. Knerr, Sr. wrote:
>> On 11 Oct, Darxus@ChaosReigns.com wrote:
>>> I've been encrypting some mail lately, and after I upgraded to gpg 1.0.3,
>>> the person I was emailing started getting blank messages from me.
>>> He's running 1.0.1. I did some tests.
>> FWIW, I'm still running gpg-1.0.1 myself. I'm also using TkRat v2.0rc5.
>> When I first opened your message, the display was empty, but I was
>> prompted for my passphrase and eveything displayed just fine . . .
>> I got the same results with your subsequent gpg -vv post as well.
> TkRat is noticing that there are PGP messages in the mail. It is
> prompting for the password to a key you don't have. I think it searches
> the message for the BEGIN PGP tag, and prompts for the password based on
> that. The sender did not send an encrypted mail to the list (except for
> the two example messages within the mail).
I'll have to check that more carefully. Those messages were the first
instance where I've been prompted for *my* passphrase by TkRat (other
than to encrypt). Checking a signature just requires clicking the
button. It's quite possible that TkRat withheld displaying the entire
message until the encrypted portions were handled . . .
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