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Re: Gnus and pgp

From: Ted Zlatanov
Subject: Re: Gnus and pgp
Date: Thu, 03 Dec 2009 12:02:04 -0600
User-agent: Gnus/5.110011 (No Gnus v0.11) Emacs/23.1.50 (gnu/linux)

On Thu, 03 Dec 2009 01:54:04 +0100 Richard Riley <> wrote: 

RR> Ted Zlatanov <> writes:
>> On Wed, 02 Dec 2009 20:08:11 +0100 Richard Riley <> 
>> wrote: 
RR> I wasn't aware you could do that! Works reliably now indicating an issue
RR> with emacs talking to the agent.
>> Since EPA is part of Emacs proper, you should file a bug.  I know it's
>> not easy to repeat the bug but it certainly seems annoying.
>> On Wed, 02 Dec 2009 20:20:44 +0100 Richard Riley <> 
>> wrote: 
RR> Works fine now with your suggestion. But now I am confused as to how to
RR> correctly set this up. Do I still need to to set (nntp-authinfo-file
RR> "~/.authinfo.gpg") for each secondary select method call? And if so,
RR> where doe the epa set up come in? If you could explain how it fits
RR> together that would be great.
>> I set the authinfo file globally, with just auth-sources.  I don't set
>> it per select method.  You can, but the effect will be different and I
>> don't know for sure it will work correctly.

RR> Without specifying  (nntp-authinfo-file "~/.authinfo.gpg")
RR> in my secondary methods it does not connect :-(

RR> But just to confirm : with no such line gnus should use the
RR> auth-sources?

Yes.  It works for me with just setting auth-sources so you're either
using different libraries from me or your configuration is different.

Do you know ELisp well enough to debug the problem?


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