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Re: Calling mutt from IceWeasel mailto link

From: Haines Brown
Subject: Re: Calling mutt from IceWeasel mailto link
Date: 11 May 2007 11:56:10 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.4

Thanks for the help.

> I think the best place for these questions is the debian mailing list,

That's where I came from.

> Anyway, even if I don't suppose to use mutt (nothing is better than
> emacs and gnus) I will try to help you.

Yes, my first attempt was to use emacs/gnus, but that failed. The
mutt approach seemed simpler. 

< In the Martin Krafft's script that I found here:
> http://svn.madduck.net/pub/bin/mail/mailto-mutt 
> there are two lines:
> run x-terminal-emulator -e mutt${mutt_args:+ $mutt_args} -i $TMPFILE
> and:
> run exec x-terminal-emulator -e mutt${mutt_args:+ $mutt_args}
> The first one is executed when a body content is specified for the new
> email in the $TMPFILE file; instead the second command is executed if
> a body is not present.
> Can you try to run the second one and see if it raises a new terminal
> window and execute mutt inside it?

Yes, running the line without the "run" in a terminal brings up
mutt. Run with "run" does not.

       Haines Brown, KB1GRM

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