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Re: [Nmh-workers] cruddy X-MH-Attach behavior

From: Jon Steinhart
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] cruddy X-MH-Attach behavior
Date: Thu, 09 Aug 2012 08:38:29 -0700

address@hidden writes:
> I have...
>  send: -alias aliases -attach X-MH-Attach -attachformat 1
> and just sent a PDF with the msg body in plain text via...
>  What now? attach ~/Quote_GSCQ33155_1344264047128.pdf
> resulting in...
>  X-MH-Attach: /home/rader/Quote_GSCQ33155_1344264047128.pdf
> I expected, would have liked to have sent, is the msg body as plain text.
> What I actually received was the msg body encoded as application/octet-stream
> in base64.
> Bug?  Fixed since nmh-1.3?
> [Aside: I seem to recall this has happened before and doesn't happen with the
> old method of doing attachments.  My brain is increasingly feeble and thus I
> don't even remember the old #something format off the top of my head!  Nice.]
> steve

Could be cruddy user behavior :)

What's your .mh_profile look like?  Have you told it what to do with PDF files?
If not, then it's pretty likely to default to application/octet-stream.


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