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Re: mutt 1.4 cygwin problems
- From: Jason Tishler <jason at tishler dot net>
- To: "Guy L. Oliver" <oliverg at BATTELLE dot ORG>
- Cc: Cygwin <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Mon, 15 Jul 2002 11:03:15 -0400
- Subject: Re: mutt 1.4 cygwin problems
- References: <20020715143118.GA1348@battelle.org>
I'm posting this to the list because I think this is will be useful for
the current mutt maintainer...
On Mon, Jul 15, 2002 at 10:31:18AM -0400, Guy L. Oliver wrote:
> Thanks again for the few pointers you sent me the other day about mutt
> 1.4 and procmail/fetchmail.
No problem -- just trying to help. I have found in the past that
ignored problems only come back to bite me anyway.
> after reading what you posted, I grabbed the 1.4i release straight
> from mutt.org, and did a simple configure, make, install cycle, and
> everything works just fine under cygwin with out what ever was done to
> the cygwin version.
The above is exactly what I have been doing since 1.3.x. I believe that
the straight build should be fine except for text vs. binary mode issues
and the display of international characters.
> Of course, I havent tested everything, but the pieces I am using work
I have tested IMAP, POP, and mbox functionality without any problems.
> It was configured as below, with out dotlock, standalone, or setgid.
Although probably not necessary, I recommend dotlock (and standalone)
since you are using procmail. It's just paranoia, but since we are
> So, in any event, 1.4 seems to work pretty well under cygwin, there is
> just some work that needs done to make the released package work. And
> after the last message I saw from the current maintainer, it looks like
> you may become the future maintainer. I dont know if it is usefull, but
> I thought I'd pass along what I found.
It's a second data point that I hope that Gary will find useful. :,)
> --thanks again
> System: CYGWIN_NT-5.1 1.3.12(0.54/3/2) (i686) [using ncurses 5.2]
> Compile options:
> -HOMESPOOL -USE_SETGID -USE_DOTLOCK -DL_STANDALONE
> +USE_FCNTL -USE_FLOCK
> -USE_POP -USE_IMAP -USE_GSS -USE_SSL -USE_SASL
> +HAVE_REGCOMP -USE_GNU_REGEX
> +HAVE_COLOR +HAVE_START_COLOR +HAVE_TYPEAHEAD +HAVE_BKGDSET
> +HAVE_CURS_SET +HAVE_META +HAVE_RESIZETERM
> +HAVE_PGP -BUFFY_SIZE -EXACT_ADDRESS -SUN_ATTACHMENT
> +ENABLE_NLS -LOCALES_HACK -HAVE_WC_FUNCS -HAVE_LANGINFO_CODESET
> +HAVE_ICONV -ICONV_NONTRANS -HAVE_GETSID -HAVE_GETADDRINFO
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