[neomutt-users] set up maildir -> set mbox_type=maildir

Sven Guckes neomutt-lists at guckes.net
Sun Jul 1 16:43:51 CEST 2018

* Teno Deuter <gvgter at googlemail.com> [2018-07-01 14:40]:
> I-m running neomutt 20180223 on a OpenBSD 6.3
> installation where maildir is defined and opensmtpd
> is used! When I try to run neomutt for a user,
> doesn't automatically recognize the existing maildir
> structure and prompts for the creation of an mbox!
> Reading the documentation, I wasn't able to find a way
> to define the format of the mail boxes.  Apparently
> this gets recognised by neomutt automatically!

well, the current value of mbox_type
is what is being used for the creation:

    set mbox_type=mailbox
    set mbox_type=maildir

there are also the values "MMDF" and "MH".

> Also, are the neomutt mail archives store
> online where search queries can be applied?


but we could publish what we have of the
two mailing lists.. about 1000messages now.
how about that?


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