Bug 858264

Summary: tmp-on-tmpfs: mutt defaults to composing emails in /tmp
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Richard W.M. Jones <rjones>
Component: muttAssignee: Honza Horak <hhorak>
Status: CLOSED ERRATA QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>
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Version: 18CC: hhorak, mlichvar, pertusus
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Fixed In Version: mutt-1.5.21-15.fc18 Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2012-11-01 11:09:15 EDT Type: Bug
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Description Richard W.M. Jones 2012-09-18 09:27:28 EDT
Description of problem:

Unfortunately with the tmp-on-tmpfs misfeature, /tmp is
now volatile.  If the machine crashes, your precious email
is gone.  Previously you might have got the email back by
rebooting the machine and looking in /tmp.

It should probably use /var/tmp instead.

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How reproducible:


Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install mutt on F18
2. mutt foo@example.com
3. In the editor, notice it's using /tmp to compose the email.
Comment 1 Fedora Update System 2012-09-27 10:32:53 EDT
mutt-1.5.21-15.fc18 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 18.
Comment 2 Fedora Update System 2012-09-27 20:12:55 EDT
Package mutt-1.5.21-15.fc18:
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora 18 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=updates-testing mutt-1.5.21-15.fc18'
as soon as you are able to.
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