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Mutt developer resources
Bug tracking system
This trac exists primarily for bug tracking: see report:3
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hg clone https://dev.mutt.org/hg/mutt
This will default to the default branch, where mainline development happens. Afterwards, hg pull -u should keep you up to date.
There is also the stable branch where the latest stable version of mutt is tracked. Bugfixes are committed into stable and then merged back into default, while new features go into default.
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The mutt source contains some developer resources in the contrib/ subdirectory, namely:
When preparing/maintaining 3rd patches, see:
This lists topics that we're currently collecting ideas for:
- NewMailHandling overhaul
- UnifyMailboxInterface (more issues than only new mail handling)
- MailboxDriverCleanup and MAPI support
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