Re: Mutt + Procmail problem, mutt ignores ~/Mail/inbox
On Thu, Sep 14, 2000 at 10:02:01PM -0700, Eric G . Miller wrote:
> I started using procmail to filter mail into various places
> under ~/Mail. If all the filters are passed, mail gets put into
> ~/Mail/inbox. In my muttrc file, I specified all the places where new
> mail arrives. However, mutt never recognizes there's new mail in
> ~/Mail/inbox, although it does for all the others. Is there something
> special about the name ~/Mail/inbox ? Or, when procmail delivers mail
> to the fall-through, does it do something different?
It might be that you are using something that is checking for new mail
and isn't setting the times back correctly.
> The other annoying thing is, mutt will show the 'N' flag
> indicating new mail in a "folder". But whenever it's opened, it always
> flashes "mailbox unchanged". Now that seems odd. Bug? It correctly
> reports the number of new messages on the status bar and they're flagged
> appropriately. Clearly the "folder" has changed since the last time it
> was accessed.
That is because the mailbox that you just left was unchanged. Not the
new mailbox. If you delete some messages, it should say something like
"n kept, x deleted".
> /bin/sh ~/.signature:
> Command not found
P.S: Is this intentional?