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Re: authentification with url-retrieve

From: Thierry Volpiatto
Subject: Re: authentification with url-retrieve
Date: Thu, 29 Jan 2009 23:05:01 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.110011 (No Gnus v0.11) Emacs/23.0.60 (gnu/linux)

Ted, another thing:
Is there something to set to avoid tramp trying to read authinfo file in
the case we use ssh-agent and/or we /su(do)::/some_files?

Ted Zlatanov <address@hidden> writes:

> On Thu, 29 Jan 2009 11:58:37 +0100 Thierry Volpiatto <address@hidden> wrote: 
> TV> (epa should have a time-out to cache passphrase, but i didn't find it)
> That's actually in a patch I will submit to Emacs once it's out of
> pretest and the CVS tree is open.  You can find it in the emacs-devel
> archives if you want it sooner, let me know if you need a specific
> pointer.

I have it, i will try it and tell you how it work here.
Thank you.

> TV> In my config, i use variables that are not supported by the authinfo
> TV> scheme (e.g emms-lastfm...) so i fetch the login/password like that:
> TV> (don't call gpg one time for user and one time for password)
> TV> ,----
> TV> | (setq emms-lastfm-user-pwd
> TV> |       (auth-source-user-or-password  '("login" "password")
> TV> |                                      ""
> TV> |                                      "http"))
> TV> | 
> TV> | (setq emms-lastfm-username (car emms-lastfm-user-pwd))
> TV> | (setq emms-lastfm-password (cadr emms-lastfm-user-pwd))
> TV> `----
> TV> The same for anything-delicious.el that use actually curl and wget to
> TV> post.
> TV> So now when i start emacs, i am prompted only once for gpg
> TV> passphrase. :)
> Yeah, that's nice!  It's exactly why I wrote it, and I want auth-source
> to be hooked into every package that can use it.  So if you want, tell
> the emms-* maintainer about auth-source and maybe they will support it
> so you don't have to do this kind of specific customization.  I can help
> with a patch if necessary.
> Thanks
> Ted

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