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Re: /etc/mailname

On Fri, 19 Dec 2003, Falk Hueffner wrote:

> Andries.Brouwer@cwi.nl writes:
> > A few days ago I installed a Debian system (V3.0r1).
> > When emacs is invoked it says "No /etc/mailname. Reverting to default..."
> > and waits for 3 seconds. Of course this is very undesirable.
> >
> > Something is broken.
> Yes, and it's emacs. Waiting 3 seconds is just silly.

Actually, it's emacsen-common. There is already a bug (#115116) asking
to remove the delay, but then the message would not be seen at all.
I've just asked the maintainer that he at least reduce the delay from
3 seconds to just 1.

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