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bug#34540: 26.1; can't change location of .authinfo

From: npostavs
Subject: bug#34540: 26.1; can't change location of .authinfo
Date: Wed, 08 May 2019 10:58:07 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/26.1.92 (windows-nt)

tags 34540 notabug
close 34540

Robert Pluim <address@hidden> writes:

> Hanno Jung <address@hidden> writes:

>>>> Although the .authinfo content is
>>>> machine smtp.gmail.com login myusername port 587 password mypassword

>>> What's the value of smtpmail-smtp-service (it should be 587, otherwise
>>> the auth-source lookup done by smtpmail will fail).
>> it is 25
> Well that explains it: smtpmail wants to match the port specified by
> smtpmail-smtp-service, so you need to either adjust its value, or
> change the value in .authinfo.
>> (custom-set-variables

>>  '(smtpmail-smtp-server "smtp.gmail.com")
>>  '(smtpmail-smtp-service 25))

>> After deleting it, I was asked for the smtp-server, username, password
>> again. And I was asked if I wanted to save that into the path that I
>> already provided "/custom_folder/.authinfo". After acknowledging that I
>> had an additional line in "/custom_folder/.authinfo" with the corrected
>> data except for the port which was 25.
> And this just confirms it further.

Right, smtpmail-smtp-service must match the port in .authinfo, therefore
there's no bug, closing.

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