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Re: [Nmh-workers] nmh 1.6: character set checks and exmh compatibility

From: Ken Hornstein
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] nmh 1.6: character set checks and exmh compatibility
Date: Mon, 17 Oct 2016 13:53:00 -0400

>The problem I've had with it in the past is that in a situation where *no*
>mail can be sent, you don't get a notification back.  Not much surprise
>there, and I've found that the error message does get left behind in
>a file in the drafts folder.  But this mhbuild failure neither sends
>warning mail nor leaves any file that I can find.

Yeah, that was an oversight on my part; I'll fix that.

>I generally run with LANG=C, which I suppose would have that effect.
>I could probably arrange to override that environment setting while
>calling "send", but it'd be easier if send had a command line switch
>for it.

I just have a hard time adding a switch to send (or really, any nmh utility)
when there's already OS-supported mechanism for overriding the locale
for individual commands by changing the environment variable.


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