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bug#11981: 24.1.50; url-http-parse-headers should not disable file name
bug#11981: 24.1.50; url-http-parse-headers should not disable file name handlers since it breaks auth-source
Thu, 19 Jul 2012 04:55:54 -0400
Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.1.50 (gnu/linux)
>> However, this workaraound assumes that everything that gets afterwards
>> in the `let'-section does not depend on file name handlers. However,
>> this is not the case: `url-http-handle-authentication' is called which
>> in turn calls the auth-source package. This package however supports
>> encrypted authinfo files which have to be automatically decrypted
>> through `auto-encryption-mode'. This, of course, works through file name
> Does it work, if Tramp is disabled instead?
I think I'd first like to better understand bug#6717: why do we take
a local part of a URL, let it start with / and then pass it to
file-name-directory? That sounds like a problem in itself.