BLFS possible error with mutt installation

Mark Hymers markh at
Thu Sep 12 13:27:55 PDT 2002

On Tue, 03, Sep, 2002 at 07:27:46AM +0200, "Grüttner, Olaf" spoke thus..
> Hi Mark,
> I had trouble installing mutt according to the BLFS book. Compiling was fine
> but the "make install" went wrong with an error something like "
> mail not existant...". I was able to fix it by editing /etc/group and adding
> a group "mail". Afterwards the installation of mutt was fine.
> Greetings and keep up the great work.

I think Larry's already investigated and fixed this.

I've copied this mail to blfs-dev so he can confirm or deny the problem.


Mark Hymers <markh at linuxfromscratch dot org>

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