Commit e2430e31 authored by Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen's avatar Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen
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* 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> 2011-07-07 Chong Yidong <cyd@stupidchicken.com>
* themes/dichromacy-theme.el: * themes/dichromacy-theme.el:
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...@@ -124,16 +124,30 @@ possible, and uses the auth-source framework for getting credentials. ...@@ -124,16 +124,30 @@ possible, and uses the auth-source framework for getting credentials.
The rewrite should be largely compatible with previous versions of The rewrite should be largely compatible with previous versions of
smtpmail, but there are two major incompatibilities: smtpmail, but there are two major incompatibilities:
** `smtpmail-auth-credentials' no longer exists. That variable could ** `smtpmail-auth-credentials' no longer exists. That variable used
be either ~/.authinfo (in which case you're fine -- you won't see any 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, 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 it will be ignored, and you will be prompted for the user name and the
they will then be saved to ~/.authinfo. 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 ** 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. in your ~/.authinfo file instead.
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