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Hidden Recipient handling may be improved
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This was initially reported as a KMail bug:

IMO the issue here is: If you get a message for hidden recipients you are asked to unlock every secret key you have. Even if the session key could already be decrypted with one of them.
I can reproduce it by:

  • Encrypt a message to hidden recipients including a key that is already unlocked / passphrase entered.
  • Decrypt the message.

Result is that I'm asked for the passphrase of all my keys.

IMO the priority here is Whishlist because hidden recipients is an expert / non standard feature for which we don't need good usability but might wish to improve usability for.