Mutt and Maildir
dld at coyote.com.au
Wed Jun 12 12:02:29 EST 2002
On Wed, Jun 12, 2002 at 11:42:13AM +1000, McKinney / Joshua David (TM),N wrote:
> I've started to play around with qmail and Maildir recently and I've been unable to find a good .muttrc for use with mutt so that it loads the Maildir delivered mail properly.
> I am a bit confused as to the difference between the "set folder", "set mbox", and "mailboxes" settings in .muttrc. I haven't quite worked out the right magic sequence of Google search terms to give me a good example because the default sample muttrc has maildir and qmail mentioned in it, so I end up with dozens of links that all link to the same man page or muttrc file.
> Any help would be gladly apppreciated.
Assuming a number of maildirs are in ~/mail/
To save outgoing main into a maildir (~/mail/sent-mail/):
List all the separate maildirs:
mailboxes +mbox +jcsmr +site.contacts +security \
Note: mutt will read as either mbox (if a file) or maildir if a directory
that contains tmp/ cur/ new/ subdirectories. procmail will deliver to
these as well if you specify the mailbox destination as a directory (that
already has the three subdirs). You can mix maildies and mboxes if you want
(why?) Example .procmail to deliver to your ~/mail maildirs (~/mail/spam/ and
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