Exmh Stopped Using PGP
tweten at nas.nasa.gov
Thu Mar 25 13:13:48 PST 2004
Sorry for the delay in responding. A week of vacation and a failed hard
disk took their toll. Thank God for backups!
welch at panasas.com said:
>If PGP doesn't show up, then exmh cannot find a good pgp program on your
>PATH. That would imply that /usr/local/bin/pgp5 doesn't work any more.
>Is it as simple as that?
The answer appears to be no.
gilmore 1 - /usr/local/bin/pgp5
PGP is now invoked from different executables for different
pgpe Encrypt (including Encrypt/Sign)
pgpk Key management
pgpo PGP 2.6.2 command-line simulator (not yet implemented)
See each application's respective man page or the general PGP
documentation for more information.
I also compared ~/.exmh/exmh-defaults against a copy backed up before PGP5
stopped working with Exmh, and they compared well. The problem is not
corruption in my defaults file.
That leaves me most suspicious of the FreeBSD ports upgrades I was doing
when Exmh stopped dealing with PGP5. Obvious suspects include
> + lang/tcl84 (tcl-8.4.5,1)
> + x11-toolkits/tk84 (tk-8.4.5,1)
and maybe (but it's a streach)
> + mail/metamail (metamail-2.7_1)
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