[tor-project] email interface for Trac: a proposal

Peter Palfrader weasel at torproject.org
Mon Dec 12 22:29:28 UTC 2016

On Mon, 12 Dec 2016, Silvia [Hiro] wrote:

> I have shared the first version here:
> https://gitweb.torproject.org/admin/trac/trac-email.git/
> You will find procmail config, perl script verifying gpg signature (very
> simple), python script to verify user permissions and create/update trac
> tickets (still WIP).
> Looking forward to get more feedback on the proposed changes.

I just glanced at it briefly, but the verify script has me worried.  It
uses Perl without 'use strict', nowadays open() really should use >= 3
arguments, and I am not convinced the script actually verifies that the
entire mail is signed.

Also, you can't reliably cont on the exit code of gpg for verifying

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