Fwd: Re: ~/.netrc & multiple accounts with same @domain
leif.walsh at gmail.com
Mon Mar 21 16:26:11 GMT 2011
Here was my response to Pan, it should be helpful for you two as well.
You will need to change the spec for .netrc, not just python's
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From: "Leif Walsh" <leif.walsh at gmail.com>
Date: Mar 21, 2011 9:27 AM
Subject: Re: ~/.netrc & multiple accounts with same @domain
To: "Pan Tsu" <inyaoo at gmail.com>
You can't use .netrc for both, this is a .netrc limitation, that is, it keys
entries by machine name, not (machine name, user). I suggest a password
file, that's what I use.
On Mar 21, 2011 6:17 AM, "Pan Tsu" <inyaoo at gmail.com> wrote:
> offlineimap is unable to get password from ~/.netrc when it contains
> more than one entry for `machine'
> machine imap.gmail.com login foo password blah
> machine imap.gmail.com login bar password blah
> where the last one wins, i.e. `bar'. It'll ask password for `foo'
> account when running in TTY.TTYUI.
> OTOH, msmtp which I use to send mails picks the right password without
> $ offlineimap --version
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