Re: The KMail PGP/MIME problem solved: gnupg-agent in Debian
On Wed March 16 2005 22:09, Adeodato Simó wrote:
> Hello all,
> As you may know, KMail in Debian testing/unstable has had the severe
> limitation of not being able to decrypt mail encrypted using the
> PGP/MIME standard, without the help of an external program, namely
> gnupg-agent. As this program was not available from Debian, indeed
This is *great* news.
I've been waiting for gnupg-agent for... I'm not sure how long - since long
before I had troubles decrypting in kmail.
> only from external repositories, the situation was far from
> satisfying, for users, maintainers, and upstream. This is Debian Bug
> #280175 and KDE Bug #92619.
> Myself and the other members of the KDE team have repeatedly stated
> that work was in progress, and asked for your patience. I'm happy to
> announce that the 'gnupg-agent' package is available as of today in
> Debian Sid, and hopefully soon from Debian Sarge as well. This will
> make KMail fully functional in the upcoming Debian 3.1 release, which
> is undoubtedly a good thing. For the sake of completeness, gpgsm has
> also been uploaded, which will make the KDE certificate manager,
> kleopatra, functional as well.
> I want to thank you for your understanding during this delay, and also
> to thank the people that have made this possible. I know Debian can be
> slow at times, but we try not to forget the outstanding issues.
> Thanks for reading.
Thanks for writing!