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Re: password-cache for smtpmail.el

From: Simon Josefsson
Subject: Re: password-cache for smtpmail.el
Date: Thu, 14 Feb 2008 15:21:14 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.110007 (No Gnus v0.7) Emacs/22.1 (gnu/linux)

address@hidden writes:

> Hi -
> Following up to an exchange I had almost two years ago:
> Simon Josefsson wrote on Tue, 04 Apr 2006 15:34:24 +0200:
>> ... The proper fix is for smtpmail.el to use password.el.
> I attach a simple patch that does this. I tested it with emacs 22.1.
> The patch also applies against the latest CVS (MAIN/HEAD) version
> 1.97, except that "password-cache" should be autoloaded instead of
> "password" for recent development emacsen.
> As a password key I simply reuse the prompt, as it appears to contain
> just the right information.
> The current version of smtpmail.el does not remember the password if
> .authinfo is used. I removed this condition because it prevents
> password caching for people who do not store passwords in .authinfo,
> and I do not see any harm caused by removing it.
> Could you test and apply the patch?

I noticed the patch was installed already, but for the record, I think
it looks fine.



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