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bug#2451: 23.0.90; rmail - semi-colon in rmail-primary-inbox-list and mo


From: Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen
Subject: bug#2451: 23.0.90; rmail - semi-colon in rmail-primary-inbox-list and movemail
Date: Sun, 11 Sep 2011 23:29:46 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.110018 (No Gnus v0.18) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)

"Alfred M. Szmidt" <address@hidden> writes:

> Been trying to debug this, and the only thing I have managed to figure
> out is that replacing the semi-colon with something else makes things
> work.  The following,
>
> (call-process "/usr/bin/movemail" nil (current-buffer) nil
>                   "pop://ams;address@hidden"
> "/home/ams/.newmail-ams;address@hidden" "PASSWORD")
>
> always produces 
>
> movemail: Could not create mailbox
> /home/ams/.newmail-ams;address@hidden': Requested item
> not found
>
> But if one replaces the semi-colon in the second argument
> (/home/ams/.newmail-...) to movemail, things work.

Do you still see this problem in a current Emacs?

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