Bug 54075 - gnus and flim both have mailcap.el
gnus and flim both have mailcap.el
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Public Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: xemacs (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Trond Eivind Glomsrxd
Aaron Brown
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Reported: 2001-09-26 17:30 EDT by Richard Maine
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-09-26 17:30:06 EDT
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Description Richard Maine 2001-09-26 17:30:02 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:0.9.2) Gecko/20010809

Description of problem:
Gnus occasionally gives a message saying that the definition of
mailcap-parse-mailcaps as a function is void.

Tracing this down, I find that mailcap-parse-mailcaps is defined in
the file mailcap.el in the xemacs-packages/lisp/gnus subdir.  But there is
also a mailcap.el file in the flim subdir.  Apparently gnus
ends up loading the wrong file.  If I explicitly load the gnus/mailcap.el
file by full pathname, things work.

As a workaround, I moved the lisp/flim subdir to bug/flim to get
it out of the way (as I don't use flim, whatever it is).  That
fixed it.

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How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.emacs -f gnus     (assuming you've got usenet access set up)
2."j comp.lang.fortran"  then "=" to enter the newsgroup
3. ctrl-S to start a search, then type (w/o quotes)
   "How to get Intel"
4. hit return twice to try read the article you just found
	
(I've selected one particular recent article that triggers it;
many others do also).

Actual Results:  Symbol's function definition is void: mailcap-parse-mailcaps

Expected Results:  See the article

Additional info:
Comment 1 Trond Eivind Glomsrxd 2001-09-26 21:48:46 EDT
We removed the file from semi 1.14.3-6 mid-August.


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