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Re: [O] Org-crypt encrypting PROPERTIES?

From: Nicolas Goaziou
Subject: Re: [O] Org-crypt encrypting PROPERTIES?
Date: Thu, 10 Mar 2016 09:55:24 +0100


"Daniel E. Doherty" <address@hidden> writes:

> I am trying to use org-crypt to encrypt certain headings, but when I invoke
> org-crypt-entry on an entry with properties, it encrypts the properties as
> well.  From the manual, "Org-crypt will encrypt the text of an entry, but not
> the headline, or properties" it would appear that its not supposed to do that.
> It causes a problem if the file is synced with org-caldav, which adds an UID
> property if one does not exist.  To it, an encrypted entry always looks like
> the property does not exist, so it always adds a new one, resulting in a
> series of nested encryptions.  I can recover the original only by decrypting,
> deleting the PROPERTIES drawer, and repeating until the clear text appears.
> For example, with this entry:
> =========================================================================
> * Test this with Crypt
> :JUNK: Nothing
> :END:
> Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipisicing elit, sed do eiusmod
> tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua. Ut enim ad minim veniam,
> quis nostrud exercitation ullamco laboris nisi ut aliquip ex ea commodo
> consequat. Duis aute irure dolor in reprehenderit in voluptate velit esse
> cillum dolore eu fugiat nulla pariatur. Excepteur sint occaecat cupidatat non
> proident, sunt in culpa qui officia deserunt mollit anim id est laborum.
> =========================================================================
> After I run org-encrypt-entry on the headline, I get this:
> =========================================================================
> * Test this with Crypt
> =========================================================================
> Notice that the property drawer got encrypted.  Am I reading the manual right,
> that this should not happen?

Fixed. Thank you.


Nicolas Goaziou

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