[Enigmail] Dropped Support for GnuPG 1.4.x in Nightly Builds

Philip Jackson philip.jackson at nordnet.fr
Thu Mar 19 21:37:20 CET 2015


On 19/03/15 21:12, Philip Jackson wrote:
> On 19/03/15 18:36, Patrick Brunschwig wrote:
>> I pushed a number of changes that remove support for GnuPG 1.x from
>> Enigmail. The main objective was to remove anything concerning
>> passphrase handling from Enigmail, as GnuPG 2.x does this by itself.
>>
>> Given the many places I had to touch in the code, I wanted to do this
>> as early as possible, such that we can test if this works OK for the
>> whole cycle of 1.9 nightlies.
>>
> It certainly doesn't like gnupg 1.4.16 !!  I lost track of the number of warning
> dialogs it gave me and I had to restart Thunderbird to get enigmail back.
> 
> It also failed to send this message signed with enigmail alert
> 
> "Error - encryption command failed"
> 

Whoops - sorry.  Ignore the bit about failing to send message 'signed'.  That's
down to my finger trouble.  I've just succeeded in getting my smartcard to work
AND I FORGOT TO PLUG IT IN !!

Sorry about that.

Philip


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