Mention the `send-mail-function' default change.

parent e2430e31
2011-07-07 Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen <larsi@gnus.org>
* NEWS: Clarify `smtpmail-auth-credentials' non-existence.
Mention the `send-mail-function' default change.
2011-07-07 Chong Yidong <cyd@stupidchicken.com>
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......@@ -117,14 +117,22 @@ with minibuffer-local-must-match-map.
** auto-mode-case-fold is now enabled by default.
** Mail changes
The default of `send-mail-function' has changed from
`sendmail-send-it' (on GNU/Linux and other Unix-like systems) or
`mailclient-send-it' (on Windows) to `sendmail-query-once'. This new
default will ask the user (once) whether to use the internal smtpmail
package to send email, or to use the old, external defaults.
** smtpmail changes
** smtpmail has been largely rewritten to upgrade to STARTTLS if
*** smtpmail has been largely rewritten to upgrade to STARTTLS if
possible, and uses the auth-source framework for getting credentials.
The rewrite should be largely compatible with previous versions of
smtpmail, but there are two major incompatibilities:
** `smtpmail-auth-credentials' no longer exists. That variable used
*** `smtpmail-auth-credentials' no longer exists. That variable used
to be be either ~/.authinfo (in which case you won't see any
difference), but if it were a direct list of user names and passwords,
it will be ignored, and you will be prompted for the user name and the
......@@ -143,7 +151,7 @@ then the equivalent line in ~/.authinfo would be
machine mail.example.org port 25 login jim password s!cret
** Similarly, `smtpmail-starttls-credentials' no longer exists. If
*** Similarly, `smtpmail-starttls-credentials' no longer exists. If
you had that set, then then you need to put
machine smtp.whatever.foo port 25 key "~/.my_smtp_tls.key" cert
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