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Re: [Nmh-workers] whatnow: can't attach because no header field name was
Ronald F. Guilmette
Re: [Nmh-workers] whatnow: can't attach because no header field name was given.
Thu, 15 Mar 2012 00:53:42 -0700
In message <address@hidden>, you wrote:
>"Ronald F. Guilmette" writes:
>> Sorry. I feel sure that this must be an FAQ, but how does one get this
>> message to go away, you know, so that I can actually send an attachment?
>Try in .mh_profile:
>send: -attach X-MH-Attachment
>whatnow: -attach X-MH-Attachment
>I actually only found out about this very recently by searching the lists.
Ummm... Well, now at least the failure message is different...
What now? attach four-leaf.jpg
What now? s
mhbuild: draft shouldn't contain MIME-Version: field
Any other suggestions?
>It would be nice to have adding attachments work by default...
Personally, I agree that that would indeed be admirable.
P.S. After trying your suggested fix, I realized that I wasn't sure if
you meant that I should put the "-attach X-MH-Attachment" option on the
send: or on the whatnow: or on both. The above result is what I got when
I tried it on both (as you seemed to suggest). since that didn't work,
I also tried it individually, first on one and then on the other.
When the option is appended to only to the send: it seems to have no effect
and I still get the "can't attach because no header field name was given."
message. When I attached it only to the whatnow: everything _seemed_ to
work, but the e-mail message, when delivered, actually had no attachment
Full disclosure: I am using NMH version 1.3. Alas, version 1.4 has not
been ported to FreeBSD yet. (Is this the real root of the problem?)
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