This is the mail archive of the mailing list for the Cygwin project.

Index Nav: [Date Index] [Subject Index] [Author Index] [Thread Index]
Message Nav: [Date Prev] [Date Next] [Thread Prev] [Thread Next]
Other format: [Raw text]

RE: Two mutt issues

On Wed, 24 Dec 2003, Gary R. Van Sickle wrote:

> > I have two problems using mutt on cygwin:
> > 1. I've used this mailcap file:
> > application/*; cygstart %s
> > image/*; cygstart %s
> > text/*; cygstart %s
> > video/*; cygstart %s
> >
> > But it doesn't seem to work, when I try to open a Word attachment it says
> > it's corrupted. When I save it and open it from the explorer it looks OK.
> I'd bet this one is a text/binary issue, but I've not looked into it.
> My guess would be that the text/binary logic that I added for saving is
> being bypassed somehow during save-to-temp-then-viewing.

'cygstart' should use the file extension association in Windows to view
the file...  Does mutt save temp files with proper extensions?

To the OP: try copying the temp file and renaming it to the proper
extension, and then run cygstart on it.  Also try mounting /tmp in binary
      |\      _,,,---,,_
ZZZzz /,`.-'`'    -.  ;-;;,_
     |,4-  ) )-,_. ,\ (  `'-'		Igor Pechtchanski, Ph.D.
    '---''(_/--'  `-'\_) fL	a.k.a JaguaR-R-R-r-r-r-.-.-.  Meow!

"I have since come to realize that being between your mentor and his route
to the bathroom is a major career booster."  -- Patrick Naughton

Unsubscribe info:
Problem reports:

Index Nav: [Date Index] [Subject Index] [Author Index] [Thread Index]
Message Nav: [Date Prev] [Date Next] [Thread Prev] [Thread Next]