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From: Karl Voit <devnull@Karl-Voit.at>
To: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: org-crypt fails if default key is expired while non-default key is to be used
Date: Mon, 23 Jan 2023 15:58:28 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <2023-01-23T15-55-10@devnull.Karl-Voit.at> (raw)
In-Reply-To: 875ycx7dzx.fsf@localhost

Hi Ihor,

* Ihor Radchenko <yantar92@posteo.net> wrote:
> Karl Voit <devnull@Karl-Voit.at> writes:
>> When I invoked org-decrypt-entry, decrypting works like always. Then
>> I modified something in this heading which is tagged with :crypt:.
>> On saving that buffer, org-crypt issues an error message:
>> | Error: (error "GPG error: \"Encrypt failed\", \"Unusable public key:
>> | A1234567; Exit\"")
>> This A1234567 key is my default key and not the org-openpgp-key.
>> org-encrypt-entry is causing this error at:
>> |	;; Text and key have to be identical, otherwise we
>> |	;; re-crypt.
>> |	(if (and (equal crypt-key key)
>> |		 (string= checksum (sha1 contents)))
>> |	    (get-text-property 0 'org-crypt-text contents)
>> |	  (epg-encrypt-string epg-context contents crypt-key)))
>> After fixing the expiry date of A1234567, org-crypt was working
>> properly, using the correct org-openpgp-key again.
>> I do think this is wrong behavior: when the default key is expired
>> but a specific secondary key is used, encryption should be possible.
> All we do here is calling `epg-encrypt-string' with crypt key obtained
> using `org-crypt-key-for-heading', which see.
> May I know how exactly did you set `org-crypt-key'? Do you happen to
> have CRYPTKEY properties somewhere in your buffer?

Sure. My config is on
https://github.com/novoid/dot-emacs/blob/master/config.org and I've
set it with:

(setq org-crypt-key "ABC12345")  ;; I may have to mask this online as well ;-)

: grep -i CRYPTKEY *
... is empty when applied to my Org-mode files.

The only thing to fix my situation was to re-import a non-expired
version of my default OpenPGP sec key.

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  reply	other threads:[~2023-01-23 14:59 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2023-01-22 17:41 org-crypt fails if default key is expired while non-default key is to be used Karl Voit
2023-01-23 10:16 ` Ihor Radchenko
2023-01-23 14:58   ` Karl Voit [this message]
2023-01-24  9:14     ` Ihor Radchenko
2023-01-29 17:37       ` Karl Voit
2023-01-30 13:53         ` Ihor Radchenko
2023-01-30 22:00           ` Karl Voit
2023-01-31 10:32             ` Ihor Radchenko
2023-04-18 13:28               ` Karl Voit

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