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mh-utils doesn't find correct paths


From: Mats Bengtsson
Subject: mh-utils doesn't find correct paths
Date: Mon, 18 Jun 2001 18:22:31 +0200

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In GNU Emacs 20.7.1 (i686-pc-linux-gnu, X toolkit)
 of Wed May 30 2001 on endor.e.kth.se
configured using `configure  --prefix=/mpkg/emacs/20.7'

Please describe exactly what actions triggered the bug
and the precise symptoms of the bug:

On our system, nmh is installed in a directory 
.../nmh/1.0.4/ with subdirectories bin/ lib/ etc/ and so on.
This means that the function mh-find-progs in mh-utils.el
isn't able to find the correct values of the variables
mh-lib and mh-lib-progs. On our system they should be set to
.../nmh/1.0.4/etc/ and .../nmh/1.0.4/lib/, respectively.

The following patch solves the problem on our installation
and shouldn't break other systems as far as I understand.

diff -u /share/emacs/20.7/lisp/mail/mh-utils.el.orig 
/share/emacs/20.7/lisp/mail/mh-utils.el
--- /share/emacs/20.7/lisp/mail/mh-utils.el.orig    Thu Apr  8 01:39:22 1999
+++ /share/emacs/20.7/lisp/mail/mh-utils.el       Mon Jun 18 18:10:06 2001
@@ -629,7 +629,7 @@
                  ;; components, then look for lib/mh or mh/lib.
                  (or (mh-path-search
                       (mapcar (lambda (p) (expand-file-name p mh-base))
-                              '("lib/mh" "etc/nmh" "/etc/nmh" "mh/lib"))
+                              '("lib/mh" "etc/nmh" "etc" "lib" "/etc/nmh" 
"mh/lib"))
                       "components"
                       'file-exists-p))))
        (or (and mh-lib-progs
@@ -637,7 +637,7 @@
            (setq mh-lib-progs
                  (or (mh-path-search
                       (mapcar (lambda (p) (expand-file-name p mh-base))
-                              '("lib/mh" "libexec/nmh" "lib/nmh" "mh/lib"))
+                              '("lib/mh" "libexec/nmh" "lib/nmh" "mh/lib" 
"lib"))
                       "mhl")
                      (mh-path-search '("/usr/local/bin/mh/") "mhl")
                      (mh-path-search exec-path "mhl") ;unlikely


Best regards

        Mats Bengtsson
        Signal Processing
        Signals, Sensors and Systems
        Royal Institute of Technology
        SE-100 44  STOCKHOLM
        Sweden
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