KDE and smartcard support

Aaron J. Seigo aseigo at kde.org
Wed May 23 17:07:51 BST 2007

On Wednesday 23 May 2007, Alon Bar-Lev wrote:
> > > 7. Approach kmail to use CRYPTO_SMIME, so that gnupg**5 processes will
> > > not be required for S/MIME configuration.
> >
> > i assume CRYPTO_SMIME uses gpg as its backend?
> Wrong!
> The gpgme->gpgsm->gpg-agent->scdaemon->pcsc-wrapper->pcscd
> configuration is UNWORKABLE and NIGHTMARE to your users.

so ... you have your own implementation of RSA that doesn't use gpg at all? if 
so, how does this work with gpg keyrings? that is pretty important since 
that's what everyone uses for things like key signing and web of trust.

Aaron J. Seigo
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