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Re: Passphrase caching for GnuPG in Emacs?

From: Teemu Likonen
Subject: Re: Passphrase caching for GnuPG in Emacs?
Date: Tue, 05 Jan 2016 21:06:41 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.5.50 (gnu/linux)

Jude DaShiell [2016-01-05 13:16:23-05] wrote:

> packages that are smart enough can always use .netrc and source that
> for credentials and that has been around since ftp got created.

But my point was that mail-source knows how to use secure
~/.authinfo.gpg storage. It reads the password from there and then
stores it to mail-source-password-cache variable as clear text and the
passwords never expire.

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