[neomutt-users] mailbox creation behaviour changed?

Sven Guckes neomutt-lists at guckes.net
Mon Mar 2 07:49:40 CET 2020

* Andrew Sullivan <ajs at anvilwalrusden.com> [2020-03-02 07:40]:
> I've encountered a new thing that I'm finding surprising, and
> I'm wondering whether it's intentional.  It used to be that if I
> tried to save something into a mailbox that didn't exist, I'd
> get a prompt as to whether I wanted to create the mailbox and
> then the mailbox would get created and the mail saved into it.
> This doesn't seem to happen any more.

works for me.  i get this prompt:

  Create /home/user/guckes/Mail/ANEWFOLDER? ([yes]/no):

and with ENTER it gets created. yay.

> Instead I get an error and I'm invited to skip, try another
> mailbox, or give up.  It still seems possible to create the
> folder: when I use m I can then then navigate to the browser
> for the folders like what I want, and create it there.


my version: NeoMutt 20191207-109-d74486

what's your version? maybe upgrade?

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