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Re: mutt: how to change new mail checking frequency (solved)

On Sat, Mar 10, 2001 at 10:54:38PM +0100, Mirko Parthey wrote:
> mail_check doesn't have the effect I would expect:
> When a message has been delivered to /var/mail/mpa, mutt takes about
> 10 minutes to notice the new mail, despite mail_check being set to small
> values such as 5 or 1 (seconds).
> Pressing ^L makes mutt notice new mail immediately, but I'd rather like
> to automate the process. ;-)

In case anyone cares:
The "timeout" variable does the job, "mail_check" doesn't.


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