Problem with mutt script

Kevin J. McCarthy kevin at
Wed Apr 18 01:01:09 UTC 2018

On Tue, Apr 17, 2018 at 02:28:17PM -0500, Derek Martin wrote:
> Wasn't there some recent-ish notion that Mutt would now require
> vaguely modern (i.e. C99-compliant) systems to compile?  If so,
> doesn't that implicitly include having a /bin/sh that is POSIX?

Yes, I (we) have been trying to move in that direction.  So perhaps it's
a step in the wrong direction to support non-posix shells, when Mutt
already requires a new compiler, SSL libraries, etc.

I think because the change is so tiny, I don't mind bending a bit.  I've
already pushed a change to [-r], but if there turn out to be issues I'll
go with your suggestion, Derek.

Paul, for everyone's curiosity, is this the only issue you've hit with
compilation?  Also, what system are you running?

Kevin J. McCarthy
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