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Re: [RFC] imap-send: escape backslash in password




On Fri, Aug 04, 2017 at 06:16:53PM +0200, Nicolas Morey-Chaisemartin wrote:
>  static struct imap_store *imap_open_store(struct imap_server_conf *srvc, char *folder)
>  {
>  	struct credential cred = CREDENTIAL_INIT;
> @@ -1090,7 +1116,7 @@ static struct imap_store *imap_open_store(struct imap_server_conf *srvc, char *f
>  			if (!srvc->user)
>  				srvc->user = xstrdup(cred.username);
>  			if (!srvc->pass)
> -				srvc->pass = xstrdup(cred.password);
> +				srvc->pass = imap_escape_password(cred.password);
>  		}
>  
>  		if (srvc->auth_method) {

I'm not sure if this is correct.  It looks like this username and
password are used by whatever authentication method we use, whether
that's LOGIN or CRAM-MD5.  I don't think we'd want to encode the
password here before sending it through the CRAM-MD5 authenticator.
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