Re: annoying mutt problem
On Mon, Nov 01, 2004 at 12:45:17AM -0700, Sean wrote:
> After fetching my mail from my isp's pop server, mutt usually only
> displays the first 10 or so messages. The others although fetched by
> fetchmail, don't display in my mailbox for a few minutes, according to
> mutt. If I have about 50 or so, I can quit mutt, and go back in to see
> all the messages. However if there are 200 or so, like today, it takes
> 2 or so minutes and quitting and restarting mutt before I see them all.
> What's appening here? Can I fix that?
Is the problem that must isn't updating it's index as the messages
arrive? If you have maildir or MH style folders, all you need to do
is add a line to your .muttrc file. I use this to tell mutt to
look for new mail in my inbox:
folder-hook inbox set check_new = yes