[Buildroot] [PATCH] package/mutt: specify the mailpath

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com
Sun Dec 7 23:05:23 UTC 2014

Dear Yann E. MORIN,

On Sat, 29 Nov 2014 11:55:56 +0100, Yann E. MORIN wrote:
> mutt's ./configure looks for different paths for where to look for
> incoming mails.
> This is absolutely worng in the case of cross-compilation, because the
> path it may find on the host may not exist on the target.
> Not only that, but some host may not even have any of the paths
> ./configure looks for.
> Fix that by specifying the mailpath, and set it to the value documented
> in the FHS [0]
> Since Buildroot only guarantees /tmp to be writable, make /var/mail a
> symlink to /tmp .
> [0] http://refspecs.linuxfoundation.org/FHS_2.3/fhs-2.3.html#VARMAILUSERMAILBOXFILES
> Reported-by: Vicente Olivert Riera <Vincent.Riera at imgtec.com>
> Signed-off-by: "Yann E. MORIN" <yann.morin.1998 at free.fr>

Applied, thanks!

Thomas Petazzoni, CTO, Free Electrons
Embedded Linux, Kernel and Android engineering

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