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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: Fri, 07 Apr 2017 08:22:31 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.1 (gnu/linux)

Dear Jarno,

On Thu, Apr 06 2017, Jarno Malmari wrote:
>>>> Ted Zlatanov wrote:
>>>>> I think the user's personal setup shouldn't affect the tests.
> Yes, definitely should not.
>>>> 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?
>> CB> This certainly works  - for me at least. The url-auth-tests pass
>> CB> successfully. I suppose though the change might be a too major to be
>> CB> accepted as standard.
> How are people running the tests?
> The tests are currently not testing the contents of any authinfo files
> so setting auth-sources to nil would work. For example:
> emacs -Q -batch --eval='(setq auth-sources nil)' -l ert -l
> test/lisp/url/url-auth-tests.el -f ert-run-tests-batch-and-exit

This is wonderfully elegant, but a simple-minded user - like me - could
perhaps blindly use 'make check' and be puzzled by the result.

Best wishes, Colin.

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