[neomutt-users] source command bug?

Baron Fujimoto neomutt.org at monkeybutt.com
Thu Nov 2 21:18:33 CET 2017

On Thu, 2 Nov 2017, Elimar Riesebieter wrote:

> Hi Baron,
> * Baron Fujimoto <neomutt.org at monkeybutt.com> [2017-11-01 15:20 -1000]:
>> I'm using NeoMutt 20171013 built from MacPorts.
>> I have the following in my .muttrc:
>> #####
>> source "~/.mutt/muttrc"
>> source "~/.mutt/aliases"
>> #####
>> Where muttrc has a bunch of customizations, and aliases exclusively
>> contains my aliases. This used to work fine.
>> Recently though neomutt no longer appears to source my "~/.mutt/aliases"
>> file from .muttrc. Other settings in "~/.mutt/muttrc" are applied as
>> expected. If I define an alias in ~/.mutt/muttrc, that alias works. If I
>> 'source "~/.mutt/aliases"' from within neomutt, all aliases defined
>> therein work. It will also work if I source ~/.mutt/aliases from within
>> ~/.mutt/muttrc. Why is it not working as it used to when sourced from my
>> ~/.muttrc? Bug?
> you don't need a ~/.muttrc. Just put your config in ~/.neomutt/.
> Files you want to include need to be sourced from ~/.neomutt/neomuttrc.
> https://www.neomutt.org/guide/configuration

Hmm, I see in table 3.3 that ~/.mutt/muttrc is now given precedence over
~/.muttrc, so therefore my ~/.mutt/aliases is never being sourced. I guess
that explains the unexpected breakage of backwards compatibility. Mahalo
for the pointer.


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