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When I invoke crux-sudo-edit, Emacs hangs forever with the following message:

Decrypting /home/$USER/.authinfo.gpg...0%

until I press C-g, then it asks:

Passphrase for symmetric encryption for /home/$USER/.authinfo.gpg:

(When finding a file with "/sudo::/path/to/file/", Emacs doesn't hang but still want to decrypt my ~/.authinfo.gpg)

Because I don't save my root password there, I press another "C-g", but annoyingly another window shows up:

Error while decrypting with "/usr/bin/gpg2":

gpg: error creating keybox '/home/$USER/.gnupg/pubring.kbx': No such file or directory
gpg: keyblock resource '/home/$USER/.gnupg/pubring.kbx': No such file or directory
gpg: AES.CFB encrypted data

And it doesn't disappear even after supplying my root password.

Setting tramp-completion-use-auth-sources to nil doesn't solve this.

This problem only appears after creating "~/.authinfo.gpg".

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This is the same question as discussed in https://debbugs.gnu.org/46674 In short: Use Tramp 2.5 from GNU ELPA, and apply in your .emacs

(connection-local-set-profile-variables
 'remote-without-auth-sources '((auth-sources . nil)))

(connection-local-set-profiles
 '(:application tramp) 'remote-without-auth-sources)
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  • But TRAMP 2.5.0.2 seems to be broken. I keep getting void function tramp-register-crypt-file-name-handler, had to manually autoload it from tramp-crypt to work properly. The cause as I inspected was defun tramp-register-crypt-file-name-handler is wrapped inside a progn so it's not properly autoloaded.
    – Daanturo
    Mar 23, 2021 at 14:18
  • The wrapping with progn is intended. Could you please show the problem on the tramp-devel@gnu.org mailing list? This is better suited for debugging. Mar 23, 2021 at 14:41

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