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Re: ftp from Emacs

From: Bijan Soleymani
Subject: Re: ftp from Emacs
Date: Wed, 02 Oct 2002 14:55:59 GMT
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Alex wrote:
Hi ken
I actually have this line in .netrc:
machine login myloginwith@sign password mypassword

but Emacs just picks default username which I run it
under telling me that .netrc "is not owned by you or
badly protected".I swear I gave it full access (777)
and it owned by user which runs Emacs.

Programs that read .netrc always check to make sure that
other users don't have read access to .netrc, so that
they won't be able to read your passwords.

You should chmod .netrc to 700,600 or 400.

The exact syntax for opening a remote file is:

Hope that helps,

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