mutt/Exchange imap timeouts; patch for mutt_wait_filter()

Kevin J. McCarthy kevin at
Thu Sep 20 16:17:16 UTC 2018

On Wed, Sep 19, 2018 at 10:02:05PM -0400, John Hawkinson wrote:
> Open an attachment menu and hit '|' and pipe the attachment to, say
>      grep FOOBAR
> and let mutt sit at the "Press any key to continue..." prompt for more than the IMAP timeout.
> IMAP connection times out. I guess the problem is
> mutt_any_key_to_continue().
> I wonder how many of these problems there are :(

Yes, Mutt does not try to send keepalives everywhere.  Transient prompts
are one such case.  There are a few others, but I consider these all
minor and don't particularly have the inclination to put keepalive
code in them.

Kevin J. McCarthy
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