Opened 20 years ago

Closed 20 years ago

Last modified 9 years ago

#165 closed defect (fixed)

mutt needs mail group to install

Reported by: billy@… Owned by: blfs-book@…
Priority: high Milestone:
Component: BOOK Version: ~CVS
Severity: normal Keywords:
Cc:

Description

make install fails without group mail being present.

Attachments (1)

mutt.patch (573 bytes ) - added by billy@… 20 years ago.
adds group mail only if not present.

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Change History (4)

by billy@…, 20 years ago

Attachment: mutt.patch added

adds group mail only if not present.

comment:1 by larry@…, 20 years ago

Status: newassigned

I am positive this in not necessary, but I can't remember why. Leaving open for additional research.

comment:2 by larry@…, 20 years ago

Resolution: fixed
Status: assignedclosed

Well, you'll have been pretty nice to me on this one, but I was conditionally wrong. If you have not installed a MTA, then the /var/mail directory has not likely been changed to group writeable. Failing this configure test causes make install to look for the mail group (and fails if not found). Instructions modified to cover this case.

comment:3 by bdubbs@…, 9 years ago

Milestone: old

Milestone old deleted

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