[neomutt-users] Potential regression on virtual mailbox names

Austin Ray austin at austinray.io
Sun Aug 16 01:24:59 CEST 2020

Hi Vincent,

> Is it a regression?

Not quite a regression. named-mailboxes/virtual-mailboxes didn't respect
%B which is for displaying paths. There was a patch that fixed that. To
display the names, use %D instead of %B.

Best regards,


On 08/15, vincent lequertier wrote:
> Hello,
> First of all I'd like to thank everyone for the development of this software
> which I use almost everyday :D
> I think there's a regression in the latest version (20200814 installed from
> [0]). The names of the virtual mailbox are systematically prefixed with
> "query=" in the sidebar. For example, in my config I have:
> set sidebar_format = "%B% %?F? ?%* %?N?%N/?%S"
> virtual-mailboxes \
>     "unread" "notmuch://?query=tag:unread and not tag:spam"\
> and I get "query=tag:unread N/M" in the sidebar. Before applying the latest
> neomutt update I was just getting "unread N/M".
> Is it a regression? Please don't hesitate to ask if you fail to reproduce
> this behavior.
> Best Regards,
> -- 
> Vincent Lequertier
> https://vl8r.eu
> [0] https://copr.fedorainfracloud.org/coprs/flatcap/neomutt/

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