Bug#762107: enigmail: Encrypts drafts of unencrypted emails

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Bug#762107: enigmail: Encrypts drafts of unencrypted emails

Ralph Katz
Package: enigmail
Version: 2:1.6-4~deb7u1
Severity: normal

Dear Maintainer,

   * What led up to the situation?
        After yesterday's stable icedove security update, draft unencrypted emails are saved encrypted, ignoring default behavior.
   * What exactly did you do (or not do) that was effective (or
     ineffective)?
        Entering pass phrase works, but should be unnecessary for unencrypted emails. Attempted to force unencypted has no effect (ctl-shift-E).
   * What was the outcome of this action?
        Unencrypted emails, saved encrypted, then edited with pass phrase, are correctly sent unencrypted.
   * What outcome did you expect instead?
        The old behavior; compose, save draft, edit, send email all without entering pass phrase for unencrypted emails.

Thanks.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: 7.6
  APT prefers stable-updates
  APT policy: (500, 'stable-updates'), (500, 'stable')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)
Foreign Architectures: i386

Kernel: Linux 3.2.0-4-amd64 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages enigmail depends on:
ii  gnupg       1.4.12-7+deb7u6
ii  icedove     24.8.0-1~deb7u1
ii  libc6       2.13-38+deb7u4
ii  libgcc1     1:4.7.2-5
ii  libstdc++6  4.7.2-5

Versions of packages enigmail recommends:
ii  gnupg-agent  2.0.19-2+deb7u2

enigmail suggests no packages.

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Bug#762107: closed by Rolf Leggewie <debian-bugs@rolf.leggewie.biz> (Encryption for drafts is deliberate and configurable)

Ralph Katz
On 09/01/2015 11:39 PM, Debian Bug Tracking System wrote:

>
>
> This is an automatic notification regarding your Bug report
> which was filed against the enigmail package:
>
> #762107: enigmail: Encrypts drafts of unencrypted emails
>
> It has been closed by Rolf Leggewie <[hidden email]>.
>
> Their explanation is attached below along with your original report.
> If this explanation is unsatisfactory and you have not received a
> better one in a separate message then please contact Rolf Leggewie <[hidden email]> by
> replying to this email.
>
>
> -- 762107: http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=762107 Debian Bug Tracking System Contact [hidden email] with problems
>
>
> Encryption for drafts is deliberate and configurable.eml
> Subject:
> Encryption for drafts is deliberate and configurable
> From:
> Rolf Leggewie <[hidden email]>
> Date:
> 09/01/2015 11:36 PM
> To:
> [hidden email]
>
> Encryption of the drafts is deliberate.  Furthermore, it is configurable
> and thus this turns out not to be a bug.
>
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1491211 for more info.
>

Thanks!  However the "fix" in  https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1491211
is wrong.  There is no "Enigmail - Preferences - Signing/Encryption
options"  in up-to-date jessie stable.

The only config setting is on the icedove account -> Account Settings ->
OpenPGP Security -> uncheck Encrypt draft messages on saving.

Maybe it's a bug that settings are in these two very different places?

Ralph