gpgsm --verify

Stefan Claas stefan.claas at
Mon Apr 23 08:50:42 CEST 2018

Am 23.04.18 um 08:36 schrieb Werner Koch:
> On Sun, 22 Apr 2018 20:26, stefan.claas at said:
>> i was wondering when receiving an S/MIME
>> message created with Thunderbird, how do
>> i properly verify the message with gpgsm?
> You need to de-compose the S/MIME message to get the CMS objects.
> Despit ethe name, gpgsm does not known about S/MIME (or MIME at all) and
> thus can't parse it.  That is actually the same as with PGP/MIME which
> can't be handled directly by gpg [1].
> In gnupg/tools/ you can find a basic MIME parser but it is not well
> documented and only used for manual testing.
Thank you very much for the information!

I will check out the MIME parser.


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