Bug 33392 - Latest mutt no longer polls for new messages properly.
Summary: Latest mutt no longer polls for new messages properly.
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: mutt   
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Version: 7.1
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Bill Nottingham
QA Contact: David Lawrence
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Reported: 2001-03-27 14:59 UTC by David Lawrence
Modified: 2014-03-17 02:20 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-03-27 23:02:37 UTC
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Config file for my mutt mail reader (4.37 KB, text/plain)
2001-03-27 15:01 UTC, David Lawrence
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Description David Lawrence 2001-03-27 14:59:41 UTC
mutt-1.2.5i-9 no longer polls my mailboxes properly for new messages when
running for first time in a login session. If I ssh over to devserv and run
mutt from there my mailbox list properly shows boxes containing new
messages right from the start. Devserv is running 
mutt-1.2.5i-3. Both machines are using the same .muttrc file which I will
attach to this bug report. I will try downgrading the mutt on my
workstation to the same as devserv and see if it solves the problem for me.

Comment 1 David Lawrence 2001-03-27 15:01:12 UTC
Created attachment 13826 [details]
Config file for my mutt mail reader

Comment 2 Bill Nottingham 2001-03-27 16:37:57 UTC
I can't reproduce this here; it notices new mail in my mailboxes OK. Are you
using maildir, mbox, or mh?  Do you have the nfslock service started?

Comment 3 David Lawrence 2001-03-27 16:57:37 UTC
I am using mbox. Funny thing is is that I downgraded to the same version of mutt
that is currently
installed on devserv and that still did not fix the problem.

Pattern of events:
1. run xterm on local box with /home/devel nfs mounted
2. run mutt and it comes up in my inbox by default showing any new messages.
3. Then type a 'c' and '?' to show directory containing mailboxes.
4. There are not any 'N' characters next to any mailboxes even after tabbing a
couple times.
5. Bring up an xterm and ssh over to devserv.devel.
6. Repeat steps 2 and 3.
7. Many mailboxes show new messages next to them as normal.

Could this be a new NFS issue with locking or something. I did not have this
problem locally running 7.0 so now I believe it is more than just a newer mutt

Comment 4 Bill Nottingham 2001-03-27 17:13:28 UTC
What happens if you sync your clock to the clock on devserv?

Comment 5 David Lawrence 2001-03-28 00:10:30 UTC
Okay it seems to be better now since my clock was in fact off from devserv.
Syncing up seems to have helped.

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