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Re: gnus doesn't use nnimap-authinfo-file

From: W. Greenhouse
Subject: Re: gnus doesn't use nnimap-authinfo-file
Date: Wed, 29 May 2013 02:37:57 +0000
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3 (gnu/linux)


Shnippelson <> writes:

> Hi
> I'm trying to set up gnus but without success.
> It is seems to me that gnus doesn't use "nnimap-authinfo-file".
> I have the following lines in gnus-init: 
> (setq gnus-secondary-select-methods '(
>    (nnimap "Work"
>    (nnimap-address "")
>    (nnimap-authinfo-file "/home/shnip/.emacs.d/gnus/.authinfo")
>    (nnimap-stream ssl)
>    (nnimap-server-port 993))))
> But gnus reads information from file ~/.authinfo. I can check it by
> deleting the file.

Current Gnus doesn't have this variable.

--8<---------------cut here---------------start------------->8---
"Gnus v5.13"

(require 'nnimap)
(boundp 'nnimap-authinfo-file)
--8<---------------cut here---------------end--------------->8---

Instead, you can customize the variable `auth-sources', which can be
multiple files, possibly GPG-encrypted. 

See (info "(auth) Help for users") for more advice.

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