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From: "Óscar Fuentes" <ofv@wanadoo.es>
To: "Óscar Fuentes" <ofv@wanadoo.es>
Cc: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: Trying to replace PasswordSafe with org-crypt
Date: Thu, 17 Mar 2011 13:52:42 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87mxkt52p1.fsf@wanadoo.es> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <sa3fwqmqely.fsf@cigue.easter-eggs.fr> (Julien Danjou's message of "Thu, 17 Mar 2011 10:29:45 +0100")

Julien Danjou <julien@danjou.info> writes:

> On Thu, Mar 17 2011, Óscar Fuentes wrote:
>
>> It would nice to get rid of that noise, if possible.
>
> It's kinda handy to have them to match the text. I don't think it's a
> real problem. They are very standard.

Ok, I can live with that.

>> Second:
>>
>> Version: GnuPG v1.4.10 (GNU/Linux)
>>
>> That changes from system to system (GNU/Linux, MinGW32) and gpg version,
>> which is not good when the file is versioned.
>
> Same here. This is part of the standard output of GPG. This is not
> something org-crypt add for itself.

I just tried and it is possible to remove the boilerplate and keep
org-crypt/gpg working. Maybe org-crypt may filter it out. I'll how hard
is to add an option for that, it nobody beats me.

>> Third, the encryped text changes from invocation to invocation. That
>> means that the sequence
>>
>> org-decrypt-entry
>> <wait for a while>
>> org-encrypt-entry
>>
>> alters the cyphertext. Again, this is annoying when the file is under
>> version control.
>
> This has been fixed in git recently by me, and should be fixed in Org >=
> 7.5.

Thanks!

>> Finally, is there a way to force symmetric encryption?
>
> If you do not set any key, it's symmetric. But I think there's no
> property to force symmetric on specific entry. I could add such a think
> I guess, if you need it.

I was confused by a dialog that pops out on Kubuntu asking for a
passphrase. I thought that it was asking for authorization for using my
ssh key, but tried again and it accepts any text that I throw at it. On
Windows the passphrase is asked using the minibuffer. So it seems that
there is no issue here.

>> I'm using the org 7.4 that comes with Emacs 24.0.50 (development
>> sources) on Linux and Windows.
>
> Go update! :)

Well, with this and org-contacts, which I'm eager to try, I think I'll
finally start using org from git (sticking to some release tag, I guess)
although using the version distributed with Emacs is much more
convenient for those of us working on multiple machines.

Thanks for making org-mode even more useful.

      reply	other threads:[~2011-03-17 12:52 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2011-03-17  0:40 Óscar Fuentes
2011-03-17  9:16 ` Ian Barton
2011-03-17  9:29 ` Julien Danjou
2011-03-17 12:52   ` Óscar Fuentes [this message]

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