On 02/13/2018 01:54 AM, Todd Zullinger wrote:
> Frederic Muller wrote:
>> Happy user of Gjots2 there was an automatic update over the weekend
>> which unformately now refuses (well doesn't offer a prompt) to open GPG
>> encrypted files. So I cannot use it anymore. I downgraded to the
>> previous version and it's working fine. Not sure if it's me only problem
>> or where to file a bug.
> It looks like gjot2 was upgraded from 2.3.15 to 3.0.2. I
> don't know what the gjots2 release naming is like, but that
> sort of major version upgrade often includes changes which
> are not backward compatible (which generally shouldn't
> happen in a stable Fedora release).
> I think the proper thing to do is to file a bug report and
> include the steps needed to reproduce the issue. Maybe it's
> simply a bug in gjots2-3.0.2 which can be easily fixed (see
> You can file a bug report here:
> The default is against rawhide, so you'll want to change
> that to Fedora 26 or 27, whichever you're using.
> I've never used gjots2, but I installed it and tried to save
> a note with a .gpg extension. This error was shown in the
> terminal where I ran gjots2:
> Traceback (most recent call last):
> File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/gjots2/gui.py", line 1578, in
> if self.gjotsfile.write_file(_("Save as ..."), exporting=0):
> File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/gjots2/file.py", line 778, in
> reuse_password = reuse_password)
> File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/gjots2/file.py", line 467, in
> f = self._general_open(filename, "w", reuse_password = reuse_password)
> File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/gjots2/file.py", line 408, in
> return self.gpg_open(filename, mode = mode, reuse_password =
> File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/gjots2/file.py", line 312, in
> if os.environ["GPG_AGENT_INFO"]:
> File "/usr/lib64/python2.7/UserDict.py", line 40, in __getitem__
> raise KeyError(key)
> KeyError: 'GPG_AGENT_INFO'
> The GPG_AGENT_INFO is no longer used in gnugp >= 2.2, so
> perhaps that's partly why things are breaking? It looks
> like the way gjots2 detects gpg changed between 2.3.15 and
> 3.0.2, with 3.0.2 using the now outdated GPG_AGENT_INFO.
> A simply patch to fix this and allow gjot2 to prompt for
> passprhases is:
> - if os.environ["GPG_AGENT_INFO"]:
> + if "GPG_AGENT_INFO" in os.environ and os.environ["GPG_AGENT_INFO"]:
> in /usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/gjots2/file.py.
> Since I already had a basic patch, I filed a pull request
> for the gjots2 package here:
> Maybe that's all that's needed as a band-aid. It does mean
> that the intended feature of 3.0.2 to use gpg-agent
> credentials doesn't work. But at least with this patch it
> falls back to the previous behavior of prompting for
Thanks a lot for the great help and all the details. I'll still file a
bug later today just in case.
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