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Re: RMAIL and movemail?

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: RMAIL and movemail?
Date: Wed, 23 Jan 2019 19:08:24 +0200

> Date: Wed, 23 Jan 2019 15:16:09 +0000
> From: John <address@hidden>
> I am running the latest emacs from master but I am not sure when this
> started to happen.
> My raw mail box lives on a mail server machine on the LAN and i read
> email either directly there (with alpine usually) or from time to time
> I read mail into RMAIL on emacs on this computer.  For some time I
> have not read it into emacs but now it does not work, nor for the
> other main emacs user.  It may have been  triggered by a replacement
> of the mail server (due to a failing disk possible) as the other user
> noticed this yesterday.
> Running emacs and looking at RMAIL file I type g, and it fails
> Debugger entered--Lisp error: (wrong-type-argument stringp nil)
>   string-match("^\\(imap\\|pop\\)s?$" nil nil)
>   rmail-remote-proto-p(nil)
>   rmail-insert-inbox-text(("/snout/home/aff/mbox") t)
>   rmail-get-new-mail-1(nil ("/snout/home/aff/mbox") nil)
>   rmail-get-new-mail()
>   rmail()
>   myrmail()
>   funcall-interactively(myrmail)
>   call-interactively(myrmail nil nil)
>   command-execute(myrmail)
>   command-line-1(("-f" "myrmail"))
>   command-line()
>   normal-top-level()

Can you try the emacs-26 branch and see if this problem happens there
as well?


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