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Red Hat Bug Fix Advisory: New mutt packages available

May 22, 2000, 18:24 (0 Talkback[s])

Date: Fri, 19 May 2000 14:50 -0400
From: bugzilla@redhat.com
To: redhat-watch-list@redhat.com
Subject: [RHBA-2000:023-02] New mutt packages available


                   Red Hat, Inc. Bug Fix Advisory

Synopsis:          New mutt packages available
Advisory ID:       RHBA-2000:023-02
Issue date:        2000-05-12
Updated on:        2000-05-19
Product:           Red Hat Linux
Keywords:          mutt /etc/Muttrc
Cross references:  N/A

1. Topic:

New mutt packages are available that upgrade to the latest stable version and fix bugs present in the mutt packages that shipped with Red Hat Linux 6.2.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

Red Hat Linux 6.2 - i386 alpha sparc

3. Problem description:

The mutt packages shipped with Red Hat Linux 6.2 did not read /etc/Muttrc correctly, which could cause strange behavior.

The new mutt packages are the latest stable version, 1.2i. There are a couple of minor configuration changes from the 6.2 version:

- PGP support has changed slightly. If you are using gpg (as shipped with Red Hat Linux 6.2), no changes should need to be made.
- The 'lists' command has changed semantics. To emulate the old behavior, replace 'lists' with 'subscribe' in your .muttrc

For more information, see /usr/doc/mutt-1.2i/README.UPGRADE

4. Solution:

For each RPM for your particular architecture, run:

rpm -Fvh [filename]

where filename is the name of the RPM.

5. Bug IDs fixed (http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla for more info):

9535 - Mutt does not seem to use macros
10282 - /etc/Muttrc is not read
10724 - mutt doesn't read /etc/Muttrc
11088 - Mutt doesn't read /etc/Muttrc
11188 - mutt-1.0.1i-6 doesn't read /etc/Muttrc
11196 - mutt doesn't read /etc/Muttrc

6. RPMs required:

Red Hat Linux 6.2:

intel:
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/updates/6.2/i386/mutt-1.2i-2.i386.rpm

alpha:
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/updates/6.2/alpha/mutt-1.2i-2.alpha.rpm

sparc:
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/updates/6.2/sparc/mutt-1.2i-2.sparc.rpm

sources:
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/updates/6.2/SRPMS/mutt-1.2i-2.src.rpm

7. Verification:

MD5 sum                           Package Name

67c0ebacab063076b15c9f8f511d179b 6.2/SRPMS/mutt-1.2i-2.src.rpm
35f661ac717ae784a6cfe648ab515914 6.2/alpha/mutt-1.2i-2.alpha.rpm
5f0937875298ad5d9db1076679268e41 6.2/i386/mutt-1.2i-2.i386.rpm
d63950498723c7313926a8d352ef6a31 6.2/sparc/mutt-1.2i-2.sparc.rpm
These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat, Inc. for security. Our key is available at:
http://www.redhat.com/corp/contact.html

You can verify each package with the following command:
rpm --checksig

If you only wish to verify that each package has not been corrupted or tampered with, examine only the md5sum with the following command:
rpm --checksig --nogpg

8. References:

N/A