[neomutt-users] Old (O) messages shown as new (N) in index
mtlagm at gmail.com
Sun Dec 16 21:18:17 CET 2018
On Sunday, December 16, 2018 at 20:13:24 +0100, Sven Guckes wrote:
> * Mihai Lazarescu <mtlagm at gmail.com> [2018-12-16 18:54]:
> > I'm using NeoMutt 20180716 with maildir folders on Fedora 28.
> > Flag Old (O) is shown as New (N) whenever I reopen the
> > folder. I.e., I cannot make permanent the "O" flag:
> > http://www.mutt.org/doc/manual/#tab-msg-status-flags
> > Coming from mutt, I would expect that after setting Old flag
> > (<set-flag>O) and syncing (<sync-mailbox>), when I reopen
> > the folder to see that the message preserved the flag "O"
> > (old) in index. But I see it flagged as "N" (new) instead.
> > Is this behaviour intended?
> well.. what's your "mark_old" set to?
That's it! It was "mark_old = no" and has worked with mutt for
years — apparently is a mutt bug, not neomutt's. :-)
Thanks again and sorry for the fuss.
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