Bug#816221: wmbiff: Update from 4.27 to 4.28 stops counting read mail

Doug Torrance dtorrance at piedmont.edu
Sun Feb 28 21:13:46 UTC 2016

On 02/28/2016 03:53 PM, Dick Middleton wrote:
> Package: wmbiff
> Version: 0.4.28-2+b1
> Severity: important
> Dear Maintainer,
> Just updated system from Jessie to Stretch.  wmbiff has updated from 0.4.27-2.3 to  0.4.28-2+b1.
> wmbiff no longer counts read mail (i.e. number of messages in mailbox).  It still shows count of unread mail.
> All my accounts except Gmail use TLS on port 143.
> It does login correctly using TLS on my servers.

Thanks for your report!

Note that this is the default behavior in wmbiff 0.4.28.  Have you tried 
using the -o option?  It restores the classic behavior.

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