Changes between Version 2 and Version 3 of MuttFaq/Encryption


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Oct 24, 2013 9:36:10 PM (4 years ago)
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    33compiled with PGP support:
    44 mutt -v
    5 RTFM about the <tt>$pgp_*</tt> vars, <tt>pgp-hook</tt>, use
    6 : <tt>source</tt> ''<path-to-manual.txt>''<tt>/samples/pgpX.rc</tt>
     5RTFM about the '''$pgp_*''' vars, '''pgp-hook''', use
     6: '''source''' ''<path-to-manual.txt>'''''/samples/pgpX.rc'''
    77where you replace the "X" with the version of PGP you are using.
    88You can find there a file for GPG, too.
     
    1414* Apply '''ddm.pgp-always-check-traditional.2''' (for Mutt 1.4.x) or '''ddm.pgp-auto-decode''' (for Mutt 1.5.x) patch by Derek D. Martin at http://www.pizzashack.org/mutt/ (see PatchList).
    1515
    16 * With recent Mutts >= 1.5.7, use the <tt><check-traditional-pgp></tt> function automatically inside a <tt>message-hook</tt>, setting this one line in muttrc:
     16* With recent Mutts >= 1.5.7, use the '''<check-traditional-pgp>''' function automatically inside a '''message-hook''', setting this one line in muttrc:
    1717<pre><nowiki>  message-hook '!(~g|~G) ~b"^-----BEGIN\ PGP\ (SIGNED\ )?MESSAGE"' "exec check-traditional-pgp"</nowiki></pre>
    1818: '''Note:''' This doesn't work so well with inline signatures within MIME digests.
    19 * Use the <tt>pgp_auto_decode</tt> option, which is very similar to the message-hook method but also works within MIME digests.
    20 * Use the <tt><check-traditional-pgp></tt> function manually, typing <tt>ESC P</tt> key.
     19* Use the '''pgp_auto_decode''' option, which is very similar to the message-hook method but also works within MIME digests.
     20* Use the '''<check-traditional-pgp>''' function manually, typing '''ESC P''' key.
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    2222
    23 : '''Note:''' The way #2 (<tt>message-hook</tt>) '''was''' triggering an infinite loop bug in old Mutts. Bug solved long ago: Upgrade.
     23: '''Note:''' The way #2 ('''message-hook''') '''was''' triggering an infinite loop bug in old Mutts. Bug solved long ago: Upgrade.
    2424
    2525: '''Note:''' You may have previously found adviced here and there some weird procmail recipes changing inline text to app/pgp so Mutt can deal with the message. Those are old dirty hacks that at first may have seemed to work, but solving one problem created three others. Today: Avoid at all costs.
     
    3232
    3333If for some ''stuck with old software''-reason you insist on
    34 producing them, adjust <tt>$pgp_create_traditional</tt> to your
     34producing them, adjust '''$pgp_create_traditional''' to your
    3535needs.
    3636
     
    4848=== I typed wrong passphrase, but mutt still keeps using it? ===
    4949Maybe your PGP commands return bad exit codes for errors. See "?"
    50 for how to <tt>forget-passphrase</tt>.
     50for how to '''forget-passphrase'''.
    5151
    5252=== Does Mutt do S/MIME? ===
     
    8282 keyserver subkeys.pgp.net [or any other server]
    8383 keyserver-options auto-key-retrieve
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