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Re: [Nmh-workers] tmp file cleanup

From: David Levine
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] tmp file cleanup
Date: Sun, 19 Jan 2014 21:24:01 -0500

> > >I expect that there are:  anything that's relative to the MH Path
> > >is susceptible.  But again, there may be users out there who depend
> > >on it, and moreso than $TMP.
> > 
> > I'm all for backwards compatibility, but in this case I'm with Lyndon:
> > I wouldn't even hesitate chucking this over the side.
> I hate it when upgrades break my configuration.  And I know
> I'm not the only one :-)
> I'll look into deprecating it (".." in a folder name).  I don't
> see a big rush to yank it, given the personal extent of nmh.

And the nmh(7) man page supports it:

    If it is ü.ý or ü..ý, or starts with ü./ý or
   ü../ý, then it's relative to the current working directory.

and has an example:

    refile @../done refiles  to $HOME/Mail/work/done, if the current
                    folder is +work/todo


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