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authorJunio C Hamano <>2015-08-26 22:45:31 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2015-08-26 22:45:31 (GMT)
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Merge branch 'jv/send-email-selective-smtp-auth'
"git send-email" learned a new option --smtp-auth to limit the SMTP AUTH mechanisms to be used to a subset of what the system library supports. * jv/send-email-selective-smtp-auth: send-email: provide whitelist of SMTP AUTH mechanisms
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@@ -171,6 +171,19 @@ Sending
to determine your FQDN automatically. Default is the value of
+ Whitespace-separated list of allowed SMTP-AUTH mechanisms. This setting
+ forces using only the listed mechanisms. Example:
+$ git send-email --smtp-auth="PLAIN LOGIN GSSAPI" ...
+If at least one of the specified mechanisms matches the ones advertised by the
+SMTP server and if it is supported by the utilized SASL library, the mechanism
+is used for authentication. If neither 'sendemail.smtpAuth' nor '--smtp-auth'
+is specified, all mechanisms supported by the SASL library can be used.
Password for SMTP-AUTH. The argument is optional: If no
argument is specified, then the empty string is used as