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Re: more on smtpmail / gmail failure:

From: Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen
Subject: Re: more on smtpmail / gmail failure:
Date: Sun, 31 Jul 2011 16:36:45 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.110018 (No Gnus v0.18) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)

"T. V. Raman" <address@hidden> writes:

> Attaching smtp trace. Note:Emacs is built without starttls
> support on this machine -- perhaps that matters.

Uhm...  why?

> 220 mx.google.com ESMTP b4sm4419441pba.75.
> 250-mx.google.com at your service, [].
> 250-SIZE 35882577.
> 250-8BITMIME.
> Process smtpmail deleted
> MAIL FROM:<address@hidden> SIZE=523.
> 530 5.7.0 Must issue a STARTTLS command first. b4sm4419441pba.75.
> 221 2.0.0 closing connection b4sm4419441pba.75.-- 

If your Emacs doesn't have STARTTLS support, and you don't have external
TLS support available, either, you can't send email via an SMTP server
that requires you to use STARTTLS.

I don't think there's anything Emacs can do about that.  Other than tell
the user "install gnutls-cli already, then".

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