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bug#30246: 25.2.50; auth-source does not support creation or deletion wi


From: Allen Li
Subject: bug#30246: 25.2.50; auth-source does not support creation or deletion with secrets provider
Date: Sun, 15 Apr 2018 18:51:17 -0700

Thanks.  Currently I'm using Emacs 26 due to bugs in 27, so due to
various reasons it may take a few weeks for me to get around to trying
it.

On Fri, Apr 13, 2018 at 6:41 AM, Michael Albinus <address@hidden> wrote:
> Michael Albinus <address@hidden> writes:
>
>> Hi Allen,
>>
>>> auth-source does not support saving secrets with the Secrets API
>>> backend.  This reduces the usefulness of auth-source significantly
>>> since keychains that provide secure secret storage using the API are
>>> standard on many GNU/Linux distributions (e.g., gnome-keyring on
>>> Ubuntu).
>>
>> Since I am working on secrets.el these days anyway due to your other
>> report bug#29575, chances are good that I'll fix this, finally.
>
> I've implemented creation of secrets via the Secret Service API in
> auth-source.el. Could you, pls, check?
>
> I will add support for this into Tramp. It doesn't create yet items, for
> any backend.
>
> Deletion isn't implemented for any auth-source backend yet. So I haven't
> done it for the Secret Service API either, and I don't plan it for next time.
>
> Best regards, Michael.





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