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bug#31737: 26.1.50; Gnus does not use mailutils movemail


From: Robert Pluim
Subject: bug#31737: 26.1.50; Gnus does not use mailutils movemail
Date: Mon, 11 Jun 2018 23:47:12 +0200

Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

>> From: Robert Pluim <address@hidden>
>> Cc: address@hidden,  address@hidden
>> Date: Mon, 11 Jun 2018 10:27:13 +0200
>> 
>> I think the current suggested fix is this:
>> 
>>                     (append
>>                      (list
>>                       (or mail-source-movemail-program
>> -                         (expand-file-name "movemail" exec-directory))
>> +                         "movemail"
>>                       nil errors nil from to)))))
>>            (when (file-exists-p to)
>>              (set-file-modes to mail-source-default-file-modes))
>> 
>> That will work for people who have Mailutils installed in $PATH, and
>> for those who donʼt it should use the exec-directory one.
>> 
>> The only issue is that people who install Mailutils after they've
>> built emacs will now be switched to using the Mailutils movemail, with
>> no indication that itʼs happened.
>
> Which is what we want, I think, given the message output by
> 'configure'.
>

OK

> So I think we should install the above.

Are we sure enough that '--emacs' is not needed?

Robert





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