[neomutt-users] Crashing when saving email to local folder

David K. Trudgett David.Trudgett at eclecticse.com.au
Mon Aug 24 05:59:49 CEST 2020

On Wed, Aug 19, 2020 at 03:47:23PM +1000, David K. Trudgett wrote:
> I have just compiled NeoMutt 20200814 from source, and begun to use
> it, and I am finding that NeoMutt is consistently crashing with a red
> crash message every time I try to save an email to a local mail folder
> (Maildir). Saving to an IMAP folder does not trigger the crash.
> Is this a known problem? If so, is there any workaround?
> Let me know if you need additional information.

This is also happening in the latest release (20200821). The error
message displayed is attached.

The message reads (translated):

"Notice: The program '/usr/bin/neomutt' crashed."

This happens every time an attempt is made to save an email from an
IMAP folder to a local Maildir folder.

David Trudgett

Output from :version command:

NeoMutt 20200821
Copyright (C) 1996-2020 Michael R. Elkins and others.
NeoMutt comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY; for details type 'neomutt -vv'.
NeoMutt is free software, and you are welcome to redistribute it
under certain conditions; type 'neomutt -vv' for details.

System: Linux 4.19.0-10-amd64 (x86_64)
ncurses: ncurses 6.1.20181013 (compiled with 6.1.20181013)
libidn: 1.33 (compiled with 1.33)
GPGME: 1.12.0
GnuTLS: 3.6.7
libnotmuch: 5.2.0
storage: tokyocabinet

Configure options: --gpgme --gnutls --notmuch --tokyocabinet --gss --sasl --disable-doc

Compilation CFLAGS: -g -O2 -std=c99 -D_ALL_SOURCE=1 -D_GNU_SOURCE=1 -D__EXTENSIONS__ -I/usr/include -DNCURSES_WIDECHAR -isystem /usr/include/mit-krb5

Default options:
  +attach_headers_color +compose_to_sender +compress +cond_date +debug
  +encrypt_to_self +forgotten_attachments +forwref +ifdef +imap +index_color
  +initials +limit_current_thread +multiple_fcc +nested_if +new_mail +nntp +pop
  +progress +quasi_delete +regcomp +reply_with_xorig +sensible_browser +sidebar
  +skip_quoted +smtp +status_color +timeout +tls_sni +trash

Opzioni di compilazione:
  -autocrypt +bkgdset +color +curs_set +fcntl -flock -fmemopen +futimens
  +getaddrinfo +gnutls +gpgme +gss +hcache -homespool +idn +inotify
  -locales_hack -lua +meta -mixmaster +nls +notmuch -openssl +pgp +regex +sasl
  +smime -sqlite +start_color +sun_attachment +typeahead

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