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bug#24704: 24.5; nnimap: anonymous login to IMAP server not working


From: Lars Ingebrigtsen
Subject: bug#24704: 24.5; nnimap: anonymous login to IMAP server not working
Date: Thu, 12 Apr 2018 22:25:14 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/27.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Jonathan Marten <address@hidden> writes:

> Stepping through nnimap-login in nnimap.el shows that the parameters passed 
> to 
> it are user="anonymous", password=(email address).  The problem seems to be 
> that nnimap-authenticator=anonymous is not handled by any of the conditions 
> in 
> this function, so no login is sent.  Applying the patch:
>
> --- /usr/share/emacs/24.5/lisp/gnus/nnimap.el   2015-04-02 08:23:06.000000000 
> +0100
> +++ nnimap.el   2016-10-16 05:53:16.043526259 +0100
> @@ -504,6 +504,7 @@
>     ((and (not (nnimap-capability "LOGINDISABLED"))
>          (eq (nnimap-stream-type nnimap-object) 'tls)
>          (or (null nnimap-authenticator)
> +            (eq nnimap-authenticator 'anonymous)

(etc)

Thanks; applied to Emacs 27.1.

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