[HHITP] mailutils 3.2

Ken Brown kbrown@cornell.edu
Fri Mar 31 14:34:00 GMT 2017

On 3/27/2017 4:55 PM, Ken Brown wrote:
> On 3/27/2017 3:32 PM, Yaakov Selkowitz wrote:
>> On 2017-03-24 14:54, Ken Brown wrote:
>>> This is a half-hearted ITP for GNU mailutils
>>> (https://www.gnu.org/software/mailutils/mailutils.html).  I'd like some
>>> feedback before I proceed.
>>> My only interest in mailutils is that it provides a utility
>>> movemail.exe, which is used by emacs.[*]  But I looked into providing a
>>> complete build of mailutils and various subpackages along the lines of
>>> Debian[**], and it turned out to be straightforward.  My cygport file
>>> and patches are attached.  I ran the testsuite, and there were 42
>>> failures and 3 skips out of 978 tests.  The failures ought to be looked
>>> at, but I don't this is too bad.
>> FWIW, even on Debian, the tests succeed until comsatd tests 2-7 all
>> fail, at which point make check terminates.  So if those are your first
>> failures, it may just be the testsuite.
> No, the comsatd tests all pass.  The failures I'm seeing are in imap4d,
> maidag, and sieve.  And for some reason that I haven't figured out, the
> pop3d tests aren't run.  The tests use dejagnu, and they report that
> runtest can't be found.

I found a workaround, and the pop3d tests now run and all 112 pass.  So 
I'm feeling a little more confident that the build is OK.  I'll probably 
send a real ITP within a few days.


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