Re: Anybody mind if I remove this piece of strange code?

2003-10-20 Thread Neil W Rickert
Jon Steinhart [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote on Oct 20, 2003: Problem is, the folder command doesn't work because there are no subdirectories in the mail directory, even though there are links to them. It is hard to imagine a Mail

Re: Why not document dcc:?

2003-07-01 Thread Neil W Rickert
Ralph Corderoy [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Perhaps mention it in the fcc description as an alternative. I found fcc useless for my purposes; it's really handy to have the real message-id, etc. Have mh set the message-id send: -msgid in your .mh_profile -NWR

Re: default components file

2003-07-01 Thread Neil W Rickert
Bill Wohler [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Earl Hood [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: The only potential confusion for new users about Fcc: +outbox is that when they see it the first time when composing a message, they may be confused on exactly what that means. That's a good point. Here are some other

Re: default components file

2003-06-30 Thread Neil W Rickert
Glenn Burkhardt [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I'd like to change the default components file to include a folder copy: To: cc: Fcc: +sent-mail Subject: Why sent-mail rather than outbox? -NWR

Re: A semi-annual poke about progress

2003-06-03 Thread Neil W Rickert
Glenn Burkhardt [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Clues on what the test for 'broken vi' does are solicited. The vi on some systems (including solaris) returns a non-zero exit status if any command at all failed during the vi session. Presumably this makes sense if vi is running in the background from a

Re: Improving attachment viewing

2002-11-20 Thread Neil W Rickert
Robert Elz [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Preventing show (aka next, prev) from ever attempting to display attachments would be a great (as an option, or just as the default, imnsho). setenv NOMHNPROC -NWR

Re: Improving attachment viewing

2002-11-19 Thread Neil W Rickert
Jon Steinhart [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: What I have in mind is twofold. First, I'd like to be able to optionally scan with message parts listed. Second, I'd like to be able to have an option to show/next/prev that says show the cur/next/prev message part. I just use mhlist next when I

Re: install-mh location

2002-11-18 Thread Neil W Rickert
Eric Gillespie [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Neil W Rickert [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: But, install-mh is not likely to be in the user's path; it's in the lib directory. Should I change the installation to move this to the bin directory or to make a link from the bin to the lib directory? Make

Re: Working on the install-mh change questions

2002-11-18 Thread Neil W Rickert
Jon Steinhart [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Jon Steinhart [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: 3. If the $HOME environment variable is set, mypath is copied from the getenv return. Why? It's never changed. 4. If the $HOME environment variable is not set, mypath is copied from the pw_dir member

Re: install-mh location

2002-11-17 Thread Neil W Rickert
Jon Steinhart [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Well, here's a minor detail that could cause problems. I have a version of nmh here that has sbr/context_read modified to give a run install-mh message if mh isn't installed rather than doing it for the user as per yesterday's discussion. But, install-mh is

Re: sorting messages by thread

2002-09-10 Thread Neil W Rickert
Moshe Kaminsky [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I'm new to mh, and I have several questions. Please forgive me if they're stupid. My first question is this: Is it possible to sort messages by threads (like in Mutt, for instance; the replies to each mail appear immediately after the mail itself). I

Re: slocal (v1.0.2) garbles 8bit mail parts

2002-09-07 Thread Neil W Rickert
Tobias Polzin [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I don't like BASE64/Quoted-Printable Encoded Mails, because they are difficult to Quote and Search with exmh/glimple. If I use /usr/lib/python/mimefy.py -b -d | /usr/mh/lib/slocal some 8bit Parts of Mails got garbled by slocal. It seems to me, everything in

Re: Using web browser mail agent as nmh message viewer

2002-07-27 Thread Neil W Rickert
Jerry Peek [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: But, these days, I get so much MIME mail with attachments... and nmh's MIME handling is so far from what I need... that I've been using the Mozilla mail agent to make the first cut at reading my mail, weeding out spam, etc... then using a script

Re: nmh and tcl

2002-07-25 Thread Neil W Rickert
Chris Garrigues [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: More recently, the strategy that applications have used to implement (b) is to embed a language such as tcl instead. The day that happens to MH/nmh will be the day that I switch to using mutt. -NWR

Re: nmh and tcl

2002-07-25 Thread Neil W Rickert
Ken Hornstein [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Chris Garrigues [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: More recently, the strategy that applications have used to implement (b) is to embed a language such as tcl instead. The day that happens to MH/nmh will be the day that I switch to using mutt. Since the

Re: nmh and tcl

2002-07-25 Thread Neil W Rickert
Ken Hornstein [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: It is the accessibility of command line tools that makes nmh so powerful. It is already in the 21st century, although a little buggy in spots. Oh, I agree ... but I don't think NEW features that don't remove or diminish the command-line tools functions

Re: locking rcvstore?

2002-07-12 Thread Neil W Rickert
Michael Richardson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Aside from trashing sequences (which I've experienced on occasion, no idea why) I've run into situations where I wind up doing an inc from two difference sources into the same folder. Usually due to impatience on my part. As far as I know, inc

Re: locking rcvstore?

2002-07-10 Thread Neil W Rickert
Chris Garrigues [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I always call rcvstore with this wrapper: #!/bin/bash ... and it would be nice if it weren't needed. I'm not convinced that it is needed. The only risk is that your sequences might be corrupted. I prefer that to the problems caused by stuck locks.

Re: problem w/ make install on MacOS X 10.1.5

2002-06-22 Thread Neil W Rickert
Jon Stewart [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I'm a Unix moron (hence the use of MacOS X), and I can't seem to get nmh-1.0.4 to install on my system. Make claims that the install target is up to date. (Also, config couldn't guess the host, so I specified powerpc-apple-machten5.5, which -- except for the

Re: Question about behavior of mhpath

2002-01-24 Thread Neil W Rickert
Jon Steinhart [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: [a bunch of stuff] and So I guess that I don't understand how Neil and Sean are seeing what they're seeing. I'm looking at folder +nmh, which currently has message 1-83, 85, 86. I deleted (with rmm) 84, which was a duplicate anyway. At present I am

Re: nmh packf bug

2001-10-25 Thread Neil W Rickert
Rob Fugina [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: There seems to be a file descriptor leak in packf which results in messages like this: packf: unable to dup /full/path/.mailbox.map: Too many open files, continuing... The packf process opens the output file enough times (without closing any) to reach an OS

Re: packf and msh bugs

2001-08-09 Thread Neil W Rickert
Jerrad Pierce [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: packf -- nmh-1.0 [compiled on maytag.mit.edu at Wed May 16 05:46:34 EDT 2001] A) I pack'd a folder and recieved many: packf: /afs/athena.mit.edu/user/b/e/belg4mit/.msgbox.map: version mismatch (50331648 != 3), continuing... That happens with -mmdf. I

Re: Is this a bug?

2001-06-01 Thread Neil W Rickert
[EMAIL PROTECTED] (Peter Seebach) wrote: In message [EMAIL PROTECTED], Neil W Rickert writes: ... but it doesn't allow [EMAIL PROTECTED], a subscribed user, to submit a message unless the machine I'm on is actually named plethora.net. Have you tried using localdomain: plethora.net in your

Re: Is this a bug?

2001-05-31 Thread Neil W Rickert
[EMAIL PROTECTED] (Peter Seebach) wrote: In message [EMAIL PROTECTED], Neil W Rickert writes: I don't really object to it... but the Lsoft listserv mailing list package does. Whenever there's both a From: line *and* a Sender: line, listserv concludes that the Sender: line is authoritative

Re: Is this a bug?

2001-05-31 Thread Neil W Rickert
[EMAIL PROTECTED] (Peter Seebach) wrote: In message [EMAIL PROTECTED], Neil W Rickert writes: The principle is supposed to be that the From: header identifies the author of the message, while the envelope sender or the Sender: header identifies the person responsible for sending

Re: Error message correctly

2001-04-04 Thread Neil W Rickert
"BDAVIDS/Goodys" [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Here is the output again, this time with the error message. No suffix list. for subdir in h config sbr zotnet mts uip etc man; do \ (cd $subdir make CC='cc' CPPFLAGS='' DEFS='-DHAVE_CONFIG_H' CFLAGS='-O' LDFLAGS='-s' LIBS=''

Y2K problem.

2001-01-23 Thread Neil W Rickert
forw -digest webproxy sequence gives a message that begins: From: webproxy-Request To: webproxy Distribution: dist-webproxy; Subject: webproxy Digest V1 #2 Reply-To: webproxy webproxy Digest Tuesday, 23 Jan 19?1

Re: Y2K problem.

2001-01-23 Thread Neil W Rickert
Shantonu Sen [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: webproxy Digest Tuesday, 23 Jan 19?1 Volume 1 : Issue 2 Neil, I just verified the problem. Can you try the patch attached? Also, you can try checking out the latest CVS version from http://www.mhost.com/nmh/cvs.html Wow. That

Re: slocal problem

2000-09-19 Thread Neil W Rickert
"Simon Butler" [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: i just installed redhat 6.2 and now i get a message "slocal service unavailable" when i try using my trusty .forward setup. is there a switch i need to turn somewhere? Your error message is incomplete. Most likely this is the 'smrsh' problem:

Re: [Fwd: Re: Questions about IMAP and sequences]

2000-09-12 Thread Neil W Rickert
Are we making this too complex? If we really wanted to use IMAP, we wouldn't be using 'nmh'. I can see two possible roles for IMAP for the dedicated 'nmh' user: (1) As a pipe, to download messages into your nmh folders. You would really be using it much as you use POP3. You might

Re: Off Topic: Text/ascii mh reader

2000-05-16 Thread Neil W Rickert
"J. W. Ballantine" [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Sorry for this off topic question, but I thought this would be a good place to get some collective wisdom. The organization I work in is basically a vi, berkely mail group of people whom our system administrator would like to convert to (n)mh users.

Re: rcvdist security question

2000-05-13 Thread Neil W Rickert
"Simon Butler" [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: the new company i've just started at have told me i cant use a .forward file to foward mail to my home account when i'm out of the office due to security concerns. as an alternative i have proposed i use rcvdist instead. does anyone know if this is viewed

Re: mh to pine

2000-05-07 Thread Neil W Rickert
Yoseff Francus [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Any utility out there to let me combine nmh files to a file that pine can read? You should be able to use 'packf' to combine nmh messages into a standard unix mailbox. Also, pine probably has a way to directly access mh mail folders. -NWR

Re: nmh new mail notification

2000-04-21 Thread Neil W Rickert
"Simon Butler" [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: i been fiddling with this for a while now and have not been able to get it to fly so i thought i'd ask the experts. i'd like to get somekind of notice when i receive mail so i have this in my .maildelivery file * - ^ R /usr/bin/rcvtty -nobell* but

Re: unseen stopped working?

2000-04-04 Thread Neil W Rickert
Scott Lipcon [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I think I fixed it - I created a .mh_sequences file with : unseen: in it (creating an empty sequence, instead of an empty .mh_sequences file) and that seems to have worked. I still don't understand where my sequences went before, or why they weren't

Re: Outgoing mail not saved

2000-03-10 Thread Neil W Rickert
John Summerfield [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I was disconcerted (putting it mildly) when I discovered my outgoing mail wasn't being saved. Copy the 'components' file to your $HOME/Mail directory. Edit it, and add an "Fcc:" line. The components file is in the 'etc' directory of 'nmh'. You can

No Subject

2000-03-06 Thread Neil W Rickert
I sent this to nmh-bugs. Just in case that is a black hole with no readers, I am also forwarding it to nmh-workers. -NWR --- Forwarded Message Date:Mon, 06 Mar 2000 12:04:21 -0600 From:Neil W Rickert [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: Bug in msh.c

Re: $USERPLUS / $USER_EXTENSION (was Re: boolean type, DIFFERENCES...)

2000-03-03 Thread Neil W Rickert
Dan Harkless [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: "Chris Garrigues" [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: So clearly it provides for overriding the name, but not for simply adding an extension. I think adding this functionality to nmh would be useful. I would then also be able to repackage my spam-proof addresses

Re: $USERPLUS / $USER_EXTENSION (was Re: boolean type, DIFFERENCES...)

2000-03-03 Thread Neil W Rickert
"Dan Harkless" [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Dan Harkless [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Okay, I ended up going with an environment variable called $USERNAME_EXTENSION. I didn't like $USER_EXTENSION because it sounds like it describes the generic concept of an extension (to a software package) by a

Re: $USERPLUS / $USER_EXTENSION (was Re: boolean type, DIFFERENCES...)

2000-03-03 Thread Neil W Rickert
Scott Blachowicz [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Dan Harkless [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Here's my ChangeLog entry: * Changed the new "plussed_user" option to mts.conf's "masquerade:" to "username_extension" after getting feedback from qmail users, who use '-' as a separator rather

Re: building nmh-1.0.3 on Solaris

2000-03-01 Thread Neil W Rickert
"Jacqueline Lecarme" [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I'm trying to build nmh-1.0.3 on a Solaris machine : SunOS ling 5.7 Generic_106541-02 sun4u sparc I'm using gcc 2.8.1, and I ran configure without any parameter. I get the following error : Strange. I build on solaris 7 (sparc) using gcc-2.8.1.

Re: ``y2k'' patch

2000-01-21 Thread Neil W Rickert
"Dan Harkless" [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Simon Burge [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: It seems that some MUA's didn't handle y2k very well - ELM seems to be one of them, and Ultrix's DXmail (based on MH!). I've got a few emails this month that look like: 575 Jan 00 Xx Xxxx 3603

Re: Error parsing address

1999-11-14 Thread Neil W Rickert
John Summerfield [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: This address has a valid domain; it should be passed on: post: bad address '[EMAIL PROTECTED]' - no sub-domain in domain-part of addr ess (), continuing... post: 1 address unparsable send: message not delivered to anyone What now? The trailing dot

Re: nmh snapshot

1999-10-27 Thread Neil W Rickert
Neil W Rickert wrote: Solaris 5.7 sparc. Compile error appended. The test for $(LIBTOOL) is broken. I've fixed the tests and put up a new shapshot at ftp://ftp.mhost.com/pub/nmh/snapshots/nmh-1.0.1-snapshot.19991027.tar.gz Thanks. It built cleanly this time. I have been testing yesterday's

Re: Bus error for msh on Solaris 7 (sparc / sun 4d).

1999-10-27 Thread Neil W Rickert
Neil W Rickert wrote: This is not a new problem. It existed also in 1.0. When I use 'msh' to read an mmdf style mailbox, such as might be created with packf -mmdf, it dies on a Bus error. I've found a bug where it segfaults on quit under Linux. This turns out to be in folder_free.c, line 26