On Mon, Feb 04, 2013 at 12:00:34PM -0500, Ted Zlatanov wrote:

> On Mon, 04 Feb 2013 17:33:58 +0100 Michal Nazarewicz <min...@mina86.com> 
> wrote: 
> MN> As far as I understand, there could be a git-credential helper that
> MN> reads ~/.authinfo and than git-send-email would just call “git
> MN> credential fill”, right?
> MN> I've noticed though, that git-credential does not support port argument,
> MN> which makes it slightly incompatible with ~/.authinfo.
> My proposed netrc credential helper does this :)
> The token mapping I use:
> port, protocol        => protocol
> machine, host         => host
> path                  => path
> login, username, user => username
> password              => password
> I think that's sensible.

Technically you can speak a particular protocol on an alternate port:


In this case, git will send you the host as:


You might want to map this to "port" in .autoinfo separately if it's

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