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Re: No auto login to news

From: Ted Zlatanov
Subject: Re: No auto login to news
Date: Wed, 09 Sep 2009 16:26:54 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.110011 (No Gnus v0.11) Emacs/23.1.50 (gnu/linux)

On Fri, 28 Aug 2009 17:44:33 +0200 Richard Riley <> wrote: 

RR> The error I mas was that I removed the nntp-authinfo-file lines from my
RR> gnus select calls when I first tried epa with gnus and authinfo. I could
RR> however still enter those groups, read articles and post so they were
RR> logged into (motzarella/eternal-september which does require user
RR> validation),

RR> Replacing the authinfo line so

RR> (add-to-list 'gnus-secondary-select-methods
RR>               '(nntp "motzarella"
RR>                    (nntp-authinfo-file "~/.authinfo.gpg")
RR>                        (nntp-address "")
RR>                    (nntp-port-number 119)
RR>                    )

RR> and then yes, everything is fine. So just to clarify, must one provide
RR> this line (clearly I could use auth-sources here)? 

It should work with auth-source alone.  It does for me:

(setq auth-sources (quote ((:source "~/autodist/dotfiles/authinfo.gpg" :host t 
:protocol t))))

RR> If so, I wonder how I was able to read and post with outit (albeit
RR> with gnus not showing the article count *most times*).

Sorry, I don't know.  Something may have been cached, but I have no


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