Mutt not showing signature flag

Aaron Toponce aaron.toponce at
Thu Dec 23 16:29:33 CET 2010

On Thu, Dec 23, 2010 at 01:59:11PM +0000, Simon Ward wrote:
> After a little investigation I believe signed mails that have had
> signatures from mailing lists attached are not decoded until you view
> the message.  I’m guessing that Mutt only checks for Content-Type
> multipart/signed, but these messages are multipart/mixed.

I want to believe that, but it's not the case, at least not for me. On
say the debian-devel mailing list, I can see the signature flag on the
message before I fetch it (I only cache the headers).

... now that I think about it, is the gnupg-users mailing list modifying
mail headers and stripping/modifying PGP info? As you mentioned,
changing from multipart/signed to multipart/mixed, which would prevent
the signature flags from showing until after you view the message in the

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