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Re: Mutt 1.4-1 opens mbox read-only on Win98
On Sun, Sep 15, 2002 at 07:47:54PM -0400, Pierre A. Humblet wrote:
> Comparing the original mutt -v with the new one gave:
> /usr/src: diff ~/mutt_old ~/mutt_new
> < -HOMESPOOL -USE_SETGID +USE_DOTLOCK -DL_STANDALONE
> > -HOMESPOOL -USE_SETGID -USE_DOTLOCK -DL_STANDALONE
IIRC, a workaround is to configure with "--enable-external-dotlock".
> It turns out that configure looks at the permissions of the spool/mail
> directory to decide the value of USE_DOTLOCK. Sneaky and confusing!
Agreed! Been there, done that!
> ~: ./a.exe
> Currdir = -1 errno 21
This appears to be a Windows 9x/Me specific problem. Under Windows
2000, I get the following:
Currdir = 3 errno 0
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