Re: Email programs that work.
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Steve Lamb wrote:
> CJ van den Berg wrote:
>> Yes, it will. If it doesn't, then your filesystem is probably mounted
>> noatime. Mutt uses the filesystem's atime to determine whether mbox files
>> contain new mail.
> Uh, since mutt's main display never updated when I was on that screen the
> display never updated when new mail came in. I mean, real simple test and I
> just performed it to confirm. Start mutt, pressed y, sent myself mail.
> Waited 5 minutes, /var/mail/grey still does not show new mail. Meanwhile
> Thunderbird, in less than 1m, increased my new mail count in my "Inbox" from 4
> to 5. In fact exiting that screen and entering it still didn't show new mail
> in /var/mail/grey.
There's a .muttrc option to specify refresh rate. Was mentioned
somewhere in this big old thread. Maybe that's what you need.
Ron Johnson, Jr.
Jefferson LA USA
Is "common sense" really valid?
For example, it is "common sense" to white-power racists that
whites are superior to blacks, and that those with brown skins
are mud people.
However, that "common sense" is obviously wrong.
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