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bug#9423: lisp/server.el: Allow custom server-auth-key

From: Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen
Subject: bug#9423: lisp/server.el: Allow custom server-auth-key
Date: Thu, 12 Apr 2012 21:46:54 +0200
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Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:

>> This patch adds a possibility to set create a custom server-auth-key
>> which may be shared between several machines without the need of
>> having common file system, etc.
>> I'm resending this patch as last time the discussion somehow died.

I'm assuming this patch has been approved, but not applied because of
the pretest window?

>> As for legal stuff, the patch is (c) Google Inc. but since Google has
>> signed necessary agreement it should be no problem, right?

Anybody know?  I've always assumed that the FSF needs assignment from
the person who wrote the code, even if their employer claims to own the
code.  (That doesn't sound likely, now that I'm typing it...)

>> Changelog entry is as follows:
>> 2011-08-26  Michal Nazarewicz  <address@hidden>
>>      * lisp/selver.el (server-auth-key, server-generate-key,
>>      server-get-auth-key, server-start): Add possibility to set
>>      server-auth-key instead of using random one each time.

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