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Re: url-auth-tests hang if authinfo is encrypted

From: Colin Baxter
Subject: Re: url-auth-tests hang if authinfo is encrypted
Date: Wed, 05 Apr 2017 07:43:09 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.1 (gnu/linux)

Dear Ted,
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>> I think the user's personal setup shouldn't affect the tests.
>> The solution can be either automatic (auth-source knows it's inside a
>> test, or EPG doesn't try to decrypt in a test environment) or explicit
>> (tests override `auth-sources' and/or EPG). For the automatic
>> option, I can add the code to auth-source if anyone can suggest how to
>> tell it's inside a test environment.
>> Maybe others can think of other options?
> Would it help if users like me were to move their encrypted authinfo
> away from $HOME by using something like
> (setq auth-sources
>     '((:source "~/some/other/path/to/.authinfo.gpg")))
> in their ~/.emacs?

This certainly works  - for me at least. The url-auth-tests pass
successfully. I suppose though the change might be a too major to be
accepted as standard.

Best wishes, Colin.

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