Commit 0f4fa004 authored by Stefan Kangas's avatar Stefan Kangas

Remove references to obsolete libraries

* doc/emacs/cmdargs.texi (General Variables):
* doc/lispintro/emacs-lisp-intro.texi (Lisp History):
* doc/lispref/processes.texi (Network):
* doc/misc/gnus-coding.texi (Gnus Coding Style):
* doc/misc/gnus.texi (Oort Gnus):
* doc/misc/smtpmail.texi (Encryption): Remove references to obsolete
libraries.  (Bug#37964)
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@item HOSTNAME
@vindex HOSTNAME@r{, environment variable}
The name of the machine that Emacs is running on.
@c complete.el is obsolete since 24.1.
@ignore
@item INCPATH
A colon-separated list of directories. Used by the @code{complete} package
to search for files.
@end ignore
@item INFOPATH
@vindex INFOPATH@r{, environment variable}
A colon-separated list of directories in which to search for Info files.
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......@@ -929,7 +929,7 @@ GNU Emacs Lisp is largely inspired by Maclisp, which was written at MIT
in the 1960s. It is somewhat inspired by Common Lisp, which became a
standard in the 1980s. However, Emacs Lisp is much simpler than Common
Lisp. (The standard Emacs distribution contains an optional extensions
file, @file{cl.el}, that adds many Common Lisp features to Emacs Lisp.)
file, @file{cl-lib.el}, that adds many Common Lisp features to Emacs Lisp.)
@node Note for Novices
@unnumberedsec A Note for Novices
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......@@ -2426,18 +2426,15 @@ server is stopped; a non-@code{nil} value means yes.
@cindex encrypted network connections
@cindex @acronym{TLS} network connections
@cindex @acronym{STARTTLS} network connections
Emacs can create encrypted network connections, using either built-in
or external support. The built-in support uses the GnuTLS
Transport Layer Security Library; see
Emacs can create encrypted network connections, using the built-in
support for the GnuTLS Transport Layer Security Library; see
@uref{https://www.gnu.org/software/gnutls/, the GnuTLS project page}.
If your Emacs was compiled with GnuTLS support, the function
@code{gnutls-available-p} is defined and returns non-@code{nil}. For
more details, @pxref{Top,, Overview, emacs-gnutls, The Emacs-GnuTLS manual}.
The external support uses the @file{starttls.el} library, which
requires a helper utility such as @command{gnutls-cli} to be installed
on the system. The @code{open-network-stream} function can
transparently handle the details of creating encrypted connections for
you, using whatever support is available.
The @code{open-network-stream} function can transparently handle the
details of creating encrypted connections for you, using whatever
support is available.
@defun open-network-stream name buffer host service &rest parameters
This function opens a TCP connection, with optional encryption, and
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......@@ -96,16 +96,6 @@ Read passwords from user, possibly using a password cache.
@c As of 2005-10-21...
There are no Gnus dependencies in this file.
@item tls.el
TLS/SSL support via wrapper around GnuTLS
@c As of 2005-10-21...
There are no Gnus dependencies in this file.
@item pgg*.el
Glue for the various PGP implementations.
@c As of 2005-10-21...
There are no Gnus dependencies in these files.
@item sha1.el
SHA1 Secure Hash Algorithm.
@c As of 2007-08-25...
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......@@ -27910,7 +27910,7 @@ The revised Gnus @acronym{FAQ} is included in the manual,
@acronym{TLS} wrapper shipped with Gnus
@acronym{TLS}/@acronym{SSL} is now supported in @acronym{IMAP} and
@acronym{NNTP} via @file{tls.el} and GnuTLS.
@acronym{NNTP} via GnuTLS.
@item
Improved anti-spam features.
......@@ -295,26 +295,11 @@ encrypted connection if the server supports it. Other possible values
are: @code{starttls} to insist on STARTTLS; @code{ssl} to use TLS/SSL;
and @code{plain} for no encryption.
Use of any form of TLS/SSL requires support in Emacs. You can either
use the built-in support (in Emacs 24.1 and later), or the
@file{starttls.el} Lisp library. The built-in support uses the GnuTLS
@footnote{@url{https://www.gnu.org/software/gnutls/}} library.
If your Emacs has GnuTLS support built-in, the function
Use of any form of TLS/SSL requires support in Emacs. You can use the
built-in support for the GnuTLS
@footnote{@url{https://www.gnu.org/software/gnutls/}} library. If your
Emacs has GnuTLS support built-in, the function
@code{gnutls-available-p} is defined and returns non-@code{nil}.
Otherwise, you must use the @file{starttls.el} library (see that file for
more information on customization options, etc.). The Lisp library
requires one of the following external tools to be installed:
@enumerate
@item
The GnuTLS command line tool @samp{gnutls-cli}, which you can get from
@url{https://www.gnu.org/software/gnutls/}. This is the recommended
tool, mainly because it can verify server certificates.
@item
The @samp{starttls} external program, which you can get from
@file{starttls-*.tar.gz} from @uref{ftp://ftp.opaopa.org/pub/elisp/}.
@end enumerate
@cindex certificates
@cindex keys
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