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Bug 622225 - gpg2 crashes when trying to sign a message within enigmail
gpg2 crashes when trying to sign a message within enigmail
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnupg2 (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Rex Dieter
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2010-08-08 03:57 EDT by Joachim Backes
Modified: 2010-08-13 08:54 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2010-08-13 03:29:17 EDT
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Description Joachim Backes 2010-08-08 03:57:06 EDT
Description of problem:
I have the enigmail-1.1.2 extension installed in thunderbird. I try to sign an email, but this is rejected by an error popup:
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Send operation aborted.

Error - encryption command failed

gpg command line and output:
/usr/bin/gpg
gpg: problem with the agent: No pinentry
gpg: skipped "0x6574AACF": General error
gpg: [stdin]: clearsign failed: General error
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Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

gnupg2-2.0.14-4.fc14.i686

How reproducible:
always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Create a new message
2.OpenOGP->Sign message
3.
  
Actual results:
See Output under "description"

Expected results:


Additional info:
I tried this with thunderbird-3.1.2 from mozilla.org. But having the exactly the same results with thunderbird-3.1.1 from the F14-repos.
Comment 1 Rex Dieter 2010-08-08 08:49:10 EDT
Do you have either pinentry-gtk or pinentry-qt installed?  (If not, install one of these and try again).
Comment 2 Joachim Backes 2010-08-08 11:19:24 EDT
(In reply to comment #1)
> Do you have either pinentry-gtk or pinentry-qt installed?  (If not, install one
> of these and try again).    

Hi Rex,

both, pinentry-gtk and pinentry-qt, were and are installed.
Comment 3 Rex Dieter 2010-08-08 11:33:44 EDT
Is gpg-agent running?

(or perhaps seahorse-agent , though if the latter, it tries to emulate gpg-agent and I'm not all that familiar with it)
Comment 4 Joachim Backes 2010-08-08 12:55:48 EDT
(In reply to comment #3)
> Is gpg-agent running?
> 
> (or perhaps seahorse-agent , though if the latter, it tries to emulate
> gpg-agent and I'm not all that familiar with it)    

Not immediately after thunderbird is started, but it is started if I begin to compose a mail.
Comment 5 Joachim Backes 2010-08-13 01:33:33 EDT
Signing and encrypting/decrypting now work with gnupg2-2.0.16-1.fc14.i686.
Comment 6 Joachim Backes 2010-08-13 07:18:16 EDT
I was is bit too quick: signing and encrypting a message, and the sending it: An error popup appears:

Send operation aborted.

Error - encryption command failed

gpg command line and output:
/usr/bin/gpg
gpg: problem with the agent: End of file
gpg: skipped "0x6574AACF": Operation cancelled
gpg: [stdin]: sign+encrypt failed: Operation cancelled


If I press the send button again, the message is sent and can be decrypted by the recipient.

Remark: This only happens once after a fresh thunderbird start. Then, after thunderbird runs, having no more problems with sending of signed/encrypted messages.
Comment 7 Tomas Mraz 2010-08-13 08:18:27 EDT
As there will be change back to gpg-1 for the gpg binary, this problem will probably disappear anyway.
Comment 8 Joachim Backes 2010-08-13 08:48:14 EDT
(In reply to comment #7)
> As there will be change back to gpg-1 for the gpg binary, this problem will
> probably disappear anyway.    

This will happen in F14?
Comment 9 Rex Dieter 2010-08-13 08:54:10 EDT
hopefully yes (most of the work is being done by others).

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