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From: Eric Wong <>
Subject: [PATCH 06/12] doc: lei-security: section for WIP auth methods
Date: Tue, 21 Sep 2021 07:41:53 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

Lots of stuff out there that becomes a pain to setup
configuration for and test...
 Documentation/lei-security.pod | 8 ++++++++
 1 file changed, 8 insertions(+)

diff --git a/Documentation/lei-security.pod b/Documentation/lei-security.pod
index 4b712c2d..02305b90 100644
--- a/Documentation/lei-security.pod
+++ b/Documentation/lei-security.pod
@@ -99,6 +99,14 @@ While credentials are not written to the filesystem by default,
 it is possible for them to end up on disk if processes are
 swapped out.  Use of an encrypted swap partition is recommended.
+LOGIN (username + password) is known to work over IMAP(S),
+as does AUTH=ANONYMOUS (which is used by L<public-inbox-imapd(1)>
+as part of our test suite).  AUTHINFO may work for NNTP, but
+is untested.  Testers will be needed for other authentication
 lei uses the same MIME parsing library as L<public-inbox-mda(1)>

  parent reply	other threads:[~2021-09-21  7:41 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 17+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-09-21  7:41 [PATCH 00/12] lei: fix various annoyances Eric Wong
2021-09-21  7:41 ` [PATCH 01/12] lei inspect: convert to WQ worker Eric Wong
2021-09-21  7:41 ` [PATCH 02/12] lei inspect: support NNTP URLs Eric Wong
2021-09-21  7:41 ` [PATCH 03/12] lei_mail_sync: account for non-unique cases Eric Wong
2021-09-21  7:41 ` [PATCH 04/12] lei: simplify internal arg2folder usage Eric Wong
2021-09-21  7:41 ` [PATCH 05/12] lei lcat: use single queue for ordering Eric Wong
2021-09-21  7:41 ` Eric Wong [this message]
2021-09-21  7:41 ` [PATCH 07/12] lei lcat: support NNTP URLs Eric Wong
2021-09-21  7:41 ` [PATCH 08/12] lei: various completion improvements Eric Wong
2021-09-21  7:41 ` [PATCH 09/12] lei q: show progress on >1s preparation phase Eric Wong
2021-09-21  7:41 ` [PATCH 10/12] search: drop reopen retry message Eric Wong
2021-09-21  7:41 ` [PATCH 11/12] lei q: update messages to reflect --save default Eric Wong
2021-09-21  7:41 ` [PATCH 12/12] lei q: improve --limit behavior and progress Eric Wong
2021-09-21  9:29 ` [PATCH 0/3] lei: a few more annoyances fixed Eric Wong
2021-09-21  9:29   ` [PATCH 1/3] t/lei-up: use '-q' to silence non-redirected test Eric Wong
2021-09-21  9:29   ` [PATCH 2/3] script/lei: handle SIGTSTP and SIGCONT Eric Wong
2021-09-21  9:29   ` [PATCH 3/3] lei: umask(077) before opening errors.log Eric Wong

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