Symmy in kde-review
elvis.angelaccio at kde.org
Mon Dec 4 21:14:14 GMT 2017
On lunedì 4 dicembre 2017 10:25:48 CET, Tomaz Canabrava wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 3, 2017 at 11:14 PM, Albert Astals Cid <aacid at kde.org> wrote:
> El dijous, 23 de novembre de 2017, a les 10:34:41 CET, Elvis Angelaccio va
>> symmy has been moved to kde-review for the usual review process.
>> It's a tiny frontend for the symmetric encryption functionality of GPG. It
>> doesn't handle signing or public/private keys, as we already have kgpg or
>> kleopatra for that.
> How hard would be to make that functionality to kgpg (simple
> encryption without public / private keys) instead of yet -
> another tool to handle file encryption?
Not sure, perhaps Eike can better answer that (kgpg already does symmetric
I chose to go with an external process (+ qgpgme) for technical reasons
(basically, to not freeze the dolphin UI). Since this means we get a
self-contained binary, it can as well go in its own repo imho.
>> Symmy can be useful if you have to send some sensitive file to someone, of
>> if you want to store it on some proprietary cloud service.
>> It comes with a CLI application and plugins for GUI integration with
> I built symmy and did:
> * cd builddir
> * symmy Makefile
> * wrote a password
> Now what? Where is my encrypted file?
> Also i'd say that the i18n from symmy/plugin won't load the
> symmy catalog? you
> probably want to use the i18nd variants?
> And you also KLocalizedString::setApplicationDomain in your main.cpp?
>> I'd like to move it to either extragear-utils or kde-utils, if everything
>> looks good.
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