#4 mixmaster message injecton without key

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2002-08-21
2002-08-19
No

When mixmaster fetches messages via pop3, it places
those mails in pool with a name of"i*" as they are. It
later processes those messages (decrypting, etc..).

Running mixmaster in daemon mode allows you to not
store the passphrase on the system harddisk.
Unfortunatly you can not really deliver messages to
such a daemon in a clean way. The only way to inject
messages to Mixmaster is -R and this needs the key (and
thus the passphrase) as it does some processing already.

Disastry solved the problem by hacking up procmail to
deliver to pool/i* files. This solved the issue but is
an ugly hack.

I would like to see mixmaster optionally read messages
from a Maildir or mbox style mail folder (at the same
time when it processes i* files). The former should be
pretty trivial, the latter should not be that difficult
either.

Discussion

  • Peter Palfrader

    Peter Palfrader - 2002-08-21
    • status: open --> closed
     
  • Peter Palfrader

    Peter Palfrader - 2002-08-21

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    just uploaded to CVS

     

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