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[Gnu-arch-users] Re: [PATCH] ~/.authinfo + command-line prompt mechanism

From: Nikolai Weibull
Subject: [Gnu-arch-users] Re: [PATCH] ~/.authinfo + command-line prompt mechanism for tla 1.2
Date: Sat, 13 Mar 2004 23:25:11 +0100
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* Matthieu MOY <address@hidden> [Mar 13, 2004 19:20]:
> On the first attempt, the file ~/.authinfo is parsed. If both login
> and password are provided, the no interactive prompt is done. If
> password or both login and password are missing, then, the missing
> fields are prompted interactively (or taken from the values given in
> the url if it was in the form http://user:address@hidden, which was
> the previous behavior)

I know I've already suggested it, but no response to it was given.  Why
not also parse ~/.netrc (in any order of preference you may like)?  It
sounds as if the format for the files are more or less the same.  I use
~/.netrc, as a lot of software I already use looks for and reads it.

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