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Re: Passwords, stored in Gnome Keyring and KWallet

From: Ted Zlatanov
Subject: Re: Passwords, stored in Gnome Keyring and KWallet
Date: Tue, 8 Jun 2010 09:34:01 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.110011 (No Gnus v0.11) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)

On Tue, 08 Jun 2010 15:56:14 +0200 Michael Albinus <address@hidden> wrote: 

MA> Ted Zlatanov <address@hidden> writes:
MA> The crucial point is how to populate the Gnome Keyring with valid
MA> entries. For .authinfo files it is obvious, "edit the file".
>> Maybe assistant.el could be useful?  This is a good simple task: set up
>> auth-source entries for various types of accounts.  The manual doesn't
>> have to explain as much then, and the .ast file can describe the
>> secrets.el steps to create and populate a Secrets API backend.

MA> It is not part of GNU Emacs anymore:

MA> 2007-11-17  Richard Stallman  <address@hidden>

MA>     * assistant.el: Remove file.

RMS removed it because it had no use cases.  I don't think it will be a
problem to bring it back if we are using it.  It's certainly the only
such interface (for guided setup) for Emacs that I know.


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