mutt problems after debian upgrade
I’m pretty darn cautious about upgrading stuff on servers, but for some reason
every once in a while I lose my mind and say, “I’m going to do a
my primary workstation right before (bedtime, work, a deadline).” I did that
Everything was fine, although I had to re-install a bunch of Perl libraries.
(I should be using
local::lib or perlbrew more often.) Then I ran
I got prompted for my password… even though it was connecting via a direct,
It took me a long time to feel certain that it was this: When running
I got the following:
* OK [ALERT] Filesystem notification initialization error -- contact your mail administrator (check for configuration errors with the FAM/Gamin library) * PREAUTH Ready.
This should not have been an issue, as I understand IMAP – but my understanding isn’t great. It’s a weird protocol. I looked and looked for how to disable the advanced IMAP idle features that needed the file monitors, but as far as I could tell, Courier would always look for FAM or Gamin. Finally, I threw up my arms in frustration and installed Gamin.
Everything just worked!