Re: which mutt?
- Date: Fri, 3 May 2019 20:55:06 +0100
- From: Jonathan Dowland <jmtd@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: which mutt?
On Fri, May 03, 2019 at 03:56:43AM +0000, Russell L. Harris wrote:
On Debian 9 (amd64), I installed Mutt. The synaptic description says the
package is 1.7.2 and has neoMutt patches. But the "V" command in Mutt reports
the version as "NeoMutt 20170113 (1.7.2)".
I searched and read a number of list threads on the matter of Mutt vs.
neoMutt, but most of the threads I found were a few years old, so I do not
know the outcome of the matter. I also found a web page which says that
Debian 10 is going to offer a "neoMutt" package. Does this mean that Debian
10 also is going to offer a "Mutt" package, or is neoMutt going to be the sole
I used Mutt years ago; I wish now to run the stable version of the original
Mutt, maintained by Elkins and company. And, if at all possible, I wish to
install an official Mutt package from the Debian repository.
When you upgrade to Buster, your mutt package will upgrade to a version
which is based on upstream without the neomutt patches.
⣾⠁⢠⠒⠀⣿⡁ Jonathan Dowland
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