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Old 04-28-2012, 08:55 AM
Default Manually verifying PGP/MIME signature with GPG

On Du, 22 apr 12, 20:52:46, Jon Dowland wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 22, 2012 at 04:22:14PM +0300, Andrei POPESCU wrote:
> > Can you reproduce this with local copies from a mail agent (ideally
> > mutt)? My quick experiments failed. Just curious, nothing critical.
> You need to get ahold of the signed part without mutt decoding it. I
> achieved it by piping the raw message to cat in mutt ("|cat > ~/tmp/foo")
> and manually editing the result to cut out the other bits. I needed the
> particular MIME part for the message, plus the MIME headers above it,
> and possibly a trailing newline (use trial and error for that bit). You
> can safely decode/save the signature attachment, it's just the message
> itself (which is signed post-encoding, that is, in the "wire" format
> for the mail) which you need to cut out.

Thanks, if I'm ever bored and want to play with sed I'll experiment with
that, otherwise the topic is closed from my point of view.

Kind regards,
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