Bug 5846 - Exmh should depend on glimpse
Exmh should depend on glimpse
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: exmh (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Michael K. Johnson
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Reported: 1999-10-11 16:18 EDT by Dan Yocum
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-11-19 09:17:49 EST
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Description Dan Yocum 1999-10-11 16:18:57 EDT
In Exmh, the option exists to search your mail boxes using
glimpse.  However, glimpse is not part of any version of the
distro - I've checked 5.0, 5.2 and 6.1.  This should
probably be put in.  Glimpse depends on agrep, so that'll
have to be put in as well.

Comment 1 David Woodhouse 1999-11-19 05:54:59 EST
exmh shouldn't depend on glimpse - it can work without it. Glimpse falls into
the same category as PGP - if you're including glimpse you should include
pgp/gpg as well - and RH can't do that until they get their act together and
start shipping a fully functional distro from within .eu so they're not bound by
the insane US export rules.
Comment 2 Michael K. Johnson 1999-11-19 09:17:59 EST
We can't ship glimpse because the glimpse license does not allow it.
It's optional software; exmh works fine modulo the glimpse features
without it.
Comment 3 Anonymous 1999-11-19 09:36:59 EST
Ah.  At first I couldn't grasp why.  Then after reading their web site, I see
now - search engines.  Looks like they're in cahoots with Transarc/IBM in some
strange manner.

Oh well.  "never mind."

Back in my box, back in my box.


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