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Re: Mailcap and Cygwin/Mutt 1.2.5i
- From: Thomas Baker <thomas dot baker at bi dot fhg dot de>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Tue, 11 Jun 2002 09:30:05 +0200
- Subject: Re: Mailcap and Cygwin/Mutt 1.2.5i
- References: <20020607145647.A160@LEPIDUS> <20020607133143.GB1408@NBOF> <20020607162934.D1872@LEPIDUS> <20020607150006.GB604@NBOF> <20020609114821.A2224@LEPIDUS> <20020610110850.A2132@mail.gmd.de> <20020610201645.GH716@tishler.net>
On Mon, Jun 10, 2002 at 04:16:45PM -0400, Jason Tishler wrote:
> The mailcap function has *always* worked for me. First, with my private
> mutt build before Cygwin provided a mutt package. Then, with the
> standard Cygwin mutt. And finally, with various 1.3.x and 1.4 private
> I just added the following in my ~/.mutt/muttrc file:
> set mailcap_path=~/.mutt/mailcap
Yes, I tried that and every variation I could think of thereof,
and it never worked for me with the Unixmail build of Mutt 1.2.5i,
but it does now for the current cygwin.com build of the same that
I just downloaded.
> Attached is my mailcap file that can be used as a sample. I have some
> "glue" scripts (e.g., winword) that facilitate calling the real viewer.
Someone (Olaf?) recently posted a few of these on the mutt-users
> > 1) The Unixmail package has mutt_dotlock, the mutt binary was
> > compiled with +USE_DOTLOCK, and my muttrc has "set
> > dotlock_program=bin/mutt_dotlock", but the cygwin.com
> > binary does not have it. Is the cygwin.com Mutt somehow
> > more "dangerous" with regard to mail coming into an mbox
> > that is being read (WIN2000 file system)?
> Probably not because the mbox files *should* be locked via fcntl()
> too but I would recommend verifying this WAG.
When I'm reading the incoming mbox and more mail comes in, the new
messages appear in the listing. I take it that means it is being
locked, perhaps by fcntl()?
> My WAG is that you are using the procmail "-m" option, because there
> have been other recent posts reporting this problem. If I'm correct,
> don't do that. Instead invoke procmail (via fetchmail) as follows:
> # from ~/.fetchmailrc
> mda "/usr/bin/procmail -d %T"
Got the message. I'll try that, thanks!
> Maybe? See the following READMEs:
Thank you for the pointer!
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