* NEWS: Clarify `smtpmail-auth-credentials' non-existence.

parent c2f9aec8
2011-07-07 Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen <larsi@gnus.org>
* NEWS: Clarify `smtpmail-auth-credentials' non-existence.
2011-07-07 Chong Yidong <cyd@stupidchicken.com>
* themes/dichromacy-theme.el:
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......@@ -124,16 +124,30 @@ 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 could
be either ~/.authinfo (in which case you're fine -- you won't see any
** `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,
you will be prompted for the user name and the password instead, and
they will then be saved to ~/.authinfo.
it will be ignored, and you will be prompted for the user name and the
password instead. They will then be saved to ~/.authinfo.
If you wish to copy over all the credentials from
`smtpmail-auth-credentials' to your ~/.authinfo file manually, instead
of letting smtpmail prompt you for these values, that's also possible.
If you had, for instance,
(setq smtpmail-auth-credentials
'(("mail.example.org" 25 "jim" "s!cret")))
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
you had thet set, then then you need to put
you had that set, then then you need to put
machine smtp.whatever.foo port 25 key "~/.my_smtp_tls.key" cert "~/.my_smtp_tls.cert"
machine smtp.whatever.foo port 25 key "~/.my_smtp_tls.key" cert
"~/.my_smtp_tls.cert"
in your ~/.authinfo file instead.
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