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Re: TRAMP sudo method not asking for password


From: Marcin Borkowski
Subject: Re: TRAMP sudo method not asking for password
Date: Mon, 28 Jan 2019 18:53:58 +0100
User-agent: mu4e 1.1.0; emacs 27.0.50

On 2019-01-27, at 18:21, Michael Albinus <address@hidden> wrote:

> Robert Pluim <address@hidden> writes:
>
> Hi Robert,
>
>>> Indeed, the Emacs manual doesn't speak about authentication at all. I've
>>> added a new section about to the manual, this might be a
>>> beginner. Pushed to the emacs-26 branch.
>>
>> It does talk about authentication, but the path is tortuous. It goes
>> from 'Sending Mail' to smtpmail to auth-source. Perhaps a link to the
>> auth-source 'Help for users' node would be best, as that describes the
>> .authinfo format extensively.
>
> The link was to the top node of auth.info, but you're right: 'Help for
> users' is the better choice. I've updated.
>
> The disadvantage is, that this node does not speak about the other auth
> backends, but I guess we could live with this in the Emacs manual.

Thanks a lot to both of you!

Best,

-- 
Marcin Borkowski
http://mbork.pl



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