OpenPGP vs inline PGP

Robin Lynn Frank
Thu Jul 10 02:07:01 2003

Hash: RIPEMD160

On Wednesday 09 July 2003 00:34, Adrian 'Dagurashibanipal' von Bidder wrote:
> On Tuesday 08 July 2003 21:13, Neil Williams wrote:
> > On Tuesday 08 Jul 2003 6:00 am, Robin Lynn Frank wrote:
> > > Now, compile and install them (note that you need much stuff here only
> > > to make newpg's configure script happy):
> > >
> > > I'm sorry, but installing software that is not actually needed???  I
> > > don't
> >
> > No, you are installing software that is needed as a package.
> [...]
> I think that I agree with Robin in one thing: installing the kmail plugin
> as it is now is a PITA. It took the better part of a day to get it right,
> because of the problems first with pinentry-qt (didn't compile, I run
> pinentry-gtk now - this problem was mentioned on some website somewhere)
> and then with threading (the agent would die immediately after being
> started). This should not happen.
> But once the thing is installed, it works without problems, and I'm
> convinced that PGP/MIME is the way to go.
> Just my CHF.02 (or =A4.02 if you want)
> -- vbi

I'll respond with my $0.02.  Everything compiled okay here.  But though I=20
checked and rechecked to see if I'd followed instructions exactly, no joy. =
As if I wasn't already annoyed at the concept, I got to the part of the kma=
howto which basically says execute this command.  It should work most of th=
time, but if it doesn't, add this text to wherever.  That is like saying=20
start you car by inserting the key in the ignition switch, but if that=20
doesn't work, push it down a hill and pop into gear when it is going fast. =
If someone I employed ever did something in that haphazard a manner, I'd fi=
him in an instant.

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