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That was a good idea; I'm embarrassed not to have thought of it. Alas, no libs are missing. BTW, it's a 32-bit Intel Core 2 Duo E6300 with Intel D975XBX2KR board. For now I'm happily using an older version of mutt; not sure what the new version in 14.0 actually buys me.
None. Mutts have fleas, not bugs.
Suspend/resume while editing a file with an external editor does not
work under SunOS 4.x if you use the curses lib in /usr/5lib. It does
work with the S-Lang library, however.
Suspend/resume does not work under Ultrix.
The help line for the index menu is not updated if you change the bind-
ings for one of the functions listed while Mutt is running.
For a more up-to-date list of bugs, errm, fleas, please visit the mutt
project's bug tracking system under http://bugs.mutt.org/.
Sometimes when I have misconfigured my muttrc, mutt does not start at all.
Have you been able to reproduce the segfaults?
On 1.5.21-x86_64 mutt has behaved well, although a while ago I had
a problem with mutt freezing. It seemed to happen randomly, or at times when
I was doing something fancy such as reading a message while logged into a
remote mail server, then following a url in the message, then closing the
browser and resuming my session with mutt. These were not segfaults, however.
Mutt would not exit and dump its memory. I would have to chvt to restart.
I haven't used mutt-1.5.21 before. as I had Slack 13.1. As for the .muttrc config file, mutt only complains about the "alternates" variable. Still segfaults without any further messages if the "alternates" var is commented out.
I d/l'd the source from mutt.org and configured it w/o POP, NLS, or IMAP. Compiles but still segfaults. I'm gonna try recompiling with S-lang instead of ncurses.
Since I have a working version of mutt I'm not going down this road too far though.
Using Mutt on 14.0 32 Bit and 64 Bit (64 Bit now updated to -current) without any problems.
Nor any problems here.
Still segfaults without any further messages if the "alternates" var is commented out.
HaroldWho, in the last few days I have changed muttrc and have managed to produce some segfaults.
What I do not understand is why you must recompile. For me, segfault ends when I
revert whatever change I've made that produces a segfault.
From what I've seen here so far I need to pay closer attention to my ~/.muttrc file. BTW, mutt seems to ignore the -F field to specify another config file. Only seems to look for ~/.muttrc or /etc/mutt/Muttrc.
I recompiled because I don't need POP, NLS, or IMAP in Mutt. BTW, segfaults whether compiled against ncurses or S-lang.
Here's what the syslog shows after a segfault Means nothing to me:
Hound kernel: [ 3041.107246] mutt: segfault at 0 ip 08074f4f sp bfa08ea0 error 4 in mutt[8048000+c6000]
I still have a few ideas to try; then it stick with 188.8.131.52i
OK, the segfault problem is due to some unrecognized/screwed-up variable in my old ~/.muttrc file. Mutt complains about the "alternates" variable, but something is still there that just causes a segfault. I built a quick-and-dirty Muttrc using http://muttrcbuilder.org/page (a very interesting site BTW) and no segfault. Downside: appearance not at all what I want, and I doubt I'll spend the time on a new Muttrc when mu old Mutt works fine.
BTW, all NLS gives you is support for a lot of non-English languages.
Again, thank you all for the ideas and suggestions.