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Re: Can metamail be disabled in elm?

On Mon, 4 Mar 1996, Bruce Perens wrote:

> > Ick.  I'd consider doing an elm-mime and elm-nomime that both provide elm and
> > conflict with each other.  One with mime, depending on metamail, one without.
> You really can't make it configure itself at run-time?

There's an undocumented environment variable that elm checks,
NOMETAMAIL (showmsg.c, line 209).

Guess what happens if it's set.

Getting elm to also support a nometamail boolean in the rc file should
be trivial.


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