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Re: Telling Gnus a server doesn't need authentication?

From: XeCycle
Subject: Re: Telling Gnus a server doesn't need authentication?
Date: Fri, 28 Dec 2012 23:09:22 +0800
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.2 (gnu/linux)

Lars Ingebrigtsen <> writes:

> XeCycle <> writes:
>> I have a local leafnode server which doesn't need authentication,
>> and a .authinfo.gpg containing info for sending a mail.  Now I'm
>> prompted for a password on Gnus startup, which is quite bothering
>> --- can I tell Gnus that this server *never* needs authentication
>> and don't look for authinfo entries?
> Nope.  If you have an .authinfo(.gpg) file, most network functions will
> inspect it to see whether there's any "force" entries in the file.


Can I request this feature, then?

Carl Lei (XeCycle)
Department of Physics, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
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