Emacs Runtime Passwords
Instead of hard-coding passwords into your
.emacs use this library
to pull them out of an external resource, like a file. This makes
sharing your configuration files easier.
If you put passwords into a tab-separated file
# ~/.passwords irc Ohf5Eiwa gmail 1aeghieD7
(setq runtime-passwords-file "~/.passwords")
Then you can ask for a password by its key with
You can use this form inside your
.emacs to separate your Emacs
configuration from credentials you need during that configuration.