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Re: Qs about RMAIL


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Qs about RMAIL
Date: Sat, 24 Apr 2004 19:05:42 +0200

> From: kj <address@hidden>
> Newsgroups: gnu.emacs.help
> Date: Sat, 24 Apr 2004 15:26:59 +0000 (UTC)
> 
>    M-x set-variable[RET]
>    rmail-primary-inbox-list[RET]
>    /home/jones/mail/test[RET]
> 
>    ...but I got the error
> 
>    set-variable: Value `/home/jones/mail/test' does not match type
>    choice of rmail-primary-inbox-list
> 
>    What's the correct way to enter a list of inboxes?

The value of rmail-primary-inbox-list should be a list of strings, so
you should have typed something like

  ("/home/jones/mail/test")[RET]

at the prompt.

> 3. What's the simplest way to convert a file from the usual Unix mail
>    format to BABYL?

The `g' command in RMAIL should do that for you.




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