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Re: [Nmh-workers] Alas, No nmh in RedHat 4

From: Peter Maydell
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] Alas, No nmh in RedHat 4
Date: Sat, 05 Apr 2008 21:01:35 +0100

Joel Uckelman wrote:
>Thus spake Parker Jones:
>> I'm more concerned about nmh dying.  If people have to compile from source,=
>>  there's a reasonable chance they won't bother.  I'd love to see up-to-date=
>>  rpm and deb packages get included in the common repositories (redhat/ubunt=
>> u/etc).  This would probably be the best way to bring in new users in my op=
>> inion.

>There's definitely an RPM of nmh for Fedora (that's where the copy I'm
>using right now came from). I don't know who maintains it, but you can
>install it using yum.

Debian has an nmh package too; but it's only 1.2 (plus debian patches).
I think that provided that nmh is actually released reasonably often,
the distributions will pick up the new releases so they're more widely

-- PMM

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