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Re: "Lock count exceeded" in mutt

On Wed, Apr 04, 2001 at 05:59:11PM +0900, Madoka Machitani wrote:
> FYI.  I'm running fetchmail, procmail and mutt, all of which compiled
> almost OOTB under Cygwin 1.1.8.  OS is Win98 with FAT32 partition.

Are you interested to become the maintainer for the Cygwin versions
of fetchmail, procmail and mutt? I would like to put your versions
(just checked for a correct directory configuration) into the Cygwin

> As for Mutt, problems around permissions were solved by excluding dotlock
> related things:
> (1) Comment out these two lines.
>     #define USE_DOTLOCK 1
>     #define DL_STANDALONE 1
>     ("./configure --disable-external_dotlock" doesn't seem to undef them.)

You could change that in Shouldn't be too hard.

> (2) Remove every occurence of "mutt_dotlock", "dotlock.c",
>     "$(mutt_dotlock_SOURCES)", "$(mutt_dotlock_OBJECTS)" from Makefile.

> I don't think this way of tweaking is so nice.  It's just a workaround.

If you change the configuration so that it gets build that way
by a simple `configure && make' it wouldn't be just a workaround
but a real port.


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