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Re: Passwords, stored in Gnome Keyring and KWallet

From: Michael Albinus
Subject: Re: Passwords, stored in Gnome Keyring and KWallet
Date: Tue, 23 Feb 2010 14:38:50 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.92 (gnu/linux)

Ted Zlatanov <address@hidden> writes:

Hi Ted,

> The only things we have to agree is how to pick an entry
> (auth-source-pick, but this is probably OK as is) and how to get the
> data out (auth-source-user-or-password, anything like
> netrc-machine-user-or-password will work).

See the Commentary section. You can define lookup attributes, which are
supposed to do exactly this. The examples I have used there match this
case :-)

> Sadly I don't see secrets.el in the Tramp repo currently.  Is it
> available?

I have not decided yet, whether to store it in Tramp's archive. If it is
used as backend for auth-sources, it might be better to keep it close to
this. I have added the current version to this message.

> Perhaps it's better to name it sec-serv.el or something similarly more
> descriptive?  It doesn't matter that much to me.

It doesn't matter too much to me as well.

> Ted

Best regards, Michael.

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