Symmy in kde-review
elvis.angelaccio at kde.org
Mon Apr 22 16:57:42 BST 2019
On 12/04/19 13:12, Adriaan de Groot wrote:
> On Friday, April 12, 2019 10:13:10 AM CEST Jonathan Riddell wrote:
>> On Sat, 25 Nov 2017 at 13:31, Elvis Angelaccio <elvis.angelaccio at kde.org>
>>> 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.
>>> 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.
> I should have piped up earlier:
> # Compatibility
> I wonder about Messages.sh. It claims to need bash, but I don't actually see
> any bash-ism in it. $() command substitution is POSIX-compatible.
> I haven't looked at tooling to produce manpages from docbook, but good on you
> for including a manpage.
> Compiled without meaningful warnings w/ clang 6 (which is often more picky
> than gcc).
> # Licensing
> You might want to add SPDX identifiers to files, but that's icing on the cake.
> Looks like a consistent GPLv2+ codebase, well-documented.
> # Runtime
> Since it's supposed to be a CLI application, you might want to massage the QPA
> loading a bit, since when I run it (ssh'ed in to my build machine) It does
Note that even if it can be used from CLI, it's still a GUI app as it
needs Qt Widgets to show the passphrase dialogs.
> [adridg at beastie ~/src/kde/symmy/build]$ ./src/symmy
> qt.qpa.xcb: could not connect to display
> qt.qpa.plugin: Could not load the Qt platform plugin "xcb" in "" even though
> it was found.
> This application failed to start because no Qt platform plugin could be
> initialized. Reinstalling the application may fix this problem.
> Available platform plugins are: wayland-org.kde.kwin.qpa, bsdfb, minimal,
> offscreen, vnc, xcb.
> Abort trap (core dumped)
> But overall: well done, welcome to extragear.
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