[neomutt-devel] mutt vs neomutt

Nicolas Bock nicolasbock at gmail.com
Mon Jul 10 14:13:48 CEST 2017

On Sun, Jun 25, 2017 at 09:58:39AM +0200, Fabian Groffen wrote:
>On 24-06-2017 23:15:17 +0000, ng0 wrote:
>> Sven Guckes transcribed 1.9K bytes:
>> > install mutt - receive neomutt.
>> > this sounds all pretty confusing.
>> Have you tried filing a bug at debian?
>> I know Gentoo has the same behavior, only with the system I use
>> (and more or less care for neomutt for) I haven't witnessed a
>> mixing of names.
>Gentoo does not ship NeoMutt, just Mutt, but as done for 10+ years with
>a lot of patches.
>NeoMutt was created out of this situation (only very few distros shipped
>a vanilla version of Mutt), and now has gone way beyond the goal of
>keeping large feature patches on par with the Mutt source.
>The current patchset that Gentoo uses is based on one of the early
>versions of NeoMutt, but since then diverted from the project.


how different would you say is the patched mutt version in Gentoo 
from upstream neomutt? Are there significant differences between 
Gentoo mutt and neomutt upstream?



>Fabian Groffen
>Gentoo on a different level

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