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Re: [bug-mailutils] CVS checkout doesn't build

From: Sergey Poznyakoff
Subject: Re: [bug-mailutils] CVS checkout doesn't build
Date: Fri, 20 Jan 2006 11:39:48 EET

Helmut Leitner <address@hidden> wrote:

> mail didn't work with maildir out of the box, so I looked

It does, but you have to explicitely specify the mailbox type in the
command line :

          mail -f maildir://path/to/the/mailbox

The same holds true for other utilities.
> In reporting bugs I thought it might be a good idea to
> look into the latest code, so I checked out CVS to find
> that it doesn't build because it is missing a few files:
>    configure
>    scripts/install_sh
>    scripts/config.* (3)
>    all Makefile.in
>    ...

These files are generated automatically so it is no use to keep them in
the repository. Please read file README-alpha for the detailed
information on how to bootstrap the code from CVS. 


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