Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 709475
Unable to select key type during PGP key generation
Last modified: 2015-03-03 18:00:44 EST
Created attachment 502074 [details]
Screenshot of the problem
Description of problem:
When I try to create a new PGP key with Seahorse ("Passwords and Encryption Keys"), the combobox for selecting the key type doesn't get filled and I am unable to select a key type. No errors are reported. GPG commandline works fine. I've attached a screenshot that illustrates the problem.
Low: loss of UI function with commandline workaround
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Open Seahorse
3. Select PGP Key
4. Expand "Advanced Key Options"
5. Try to select a key type in the "Encryption Type" combo box
There are no key types to select
Ability to select from a list of key types (RSA, DSA, eventually ECDSA, etc)
The code that populates the combo box differs between GTK 2 and 3. The code is conditionally compiled starting on line 439 in the file "pgp/seahorse-gpgme-generate.c" found here:
The problem may be related to the fact that "Note that you can only use this function [gtk_combo_box_append_text] with combo boxes constructed with gtk_combo_box_new_text()."
Created attachment 502075 [details]
Relevant GTK warnings
Attached a stderr log:
(seahorse:2430): GLib-GObject-WARNING **: invalid cast from `GtkComboBox' to `GtkComboBoxText'
(seahorse:2430): Gtk-CRITICAL **: gtk_combo_box_text_remove: assertion `GTK_IS_COMBO_BOX_TEXT (combo_box)' failed
(seahorse:2430): Gtk-CRITICAL **: gtk_combo_box_text_insert: assertion `GTK_IS_COMBO_BOX_TEXT (combo_box)' failed
Created attachment 502158 [details]
Patch that works for the GtkComboBoxText object
Added patch that only works for GTK+ version that support the GtkComboBoxText API.
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