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Re: Unwarranted invocation of starttls

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Unwarranted invocation of starttls
Date: Sun, 01 Jan 2012 21:08:29 +0200

> From: Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen <address@hidden>
> Cc: address@hidden
> Date: Sun, 01 Jan 2012 19:51:02 +0100
> Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:
> > My Emacs was not configured and built (on Windows) with GnuTLS.  Nor
> > do I need it to send email via my ISP's mail server.  Nevertheless, as
> > soon as I tried to send email after installing the GnuTLS DLLs and
> > executables, Emacs said it is invoking STARTTLS to communicate to my
> > SMTP server.  Of course, this failed.
> What was the message exactly?

Opening STARTTLS connection to `MY-SERVER-NAME:25'

> Emacs shouldn't try to use STARTTLS if Emacs doesn't have STARTTLS
> capability, of course, so I'm wondering where the message is coming
> from.

I think the reason is that installing GnuTLS binaries installs
gnutls-cli executable on PATH.  At least, if I remove all the
executables and leave only the shared libraries, the problem goes

> Could it be from starttls.el, for some reason or other?

Looks like that, yes.

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