mutt-1.4-1 has broken <F1> help

Corinna Vinschen
Fri Sep 26 21:03:00 GMT 2003

On Fri, Sep 26, 2003 at 07:22:28AM -0500, Gary R. Van Sickle wrote:
> > Hi Gary,
> > 
> > pressing <F1> in mutt typically opens a pager with the mutt manual
> > in txt form.  This file is typically found in the shared documentation
> > directory, so the right place for this under Cygwin would be
> > 
> >   /usr/doc/mutt-1.4/manual.txt
> > 
> > as long as mutt hasn't been rebuild to put it under /usr/share/doc/...
> >
> It just has been, check the header of this msg ;-).

Yikes!  mutt-1.4.1.

> > Unfortunately, manual.txt is not available at all in the Cygwin release
> > and even if it were available, mutt wouldn't find it.  Pressing <F1>
> > in Cygwin's mutt results in:
> > 
> >   /usr/local/doc/mutt/manual.txt: No such file or directory
> >   Press any key to continue...
> > 
> > Would you mind to have a look into that?
> Sure.  One actually does get generated in this latest build (1.4.1), but it's a bit 
> scrambled for some reason.  IIRC, it did that in 1.4 too, so I might have just omitted 
> it, since I couldn't figure out how to have mutt find it in the first place.  I'll get to 
> the bottom of it though before I release this one.

Thanks, I'm looking forward,

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