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authorSergey Poznyakoff <>2009-09-10 21:39:22 +0300
committerSergey Poznyakoff <>2009-09-10 22:37:21 +0300
commit1c1539fff7f954dc8f3f1183e66e7bc2baf85210 (patch)
parent8bc5aa141ac0d13a6e7bd2a3d09febe6eca32b11 (diff)
Version 2.1 "Ten Years Later"rel-2_1
* NEWS: Update for version 2.1 * Update for version 2.1 (AM_INIT_AUTOMAKE): Add dist-lzma and dist-xz. * bootstrap (slurp): Remove call to silentize: not needed with recent gnulib.
3 files changed, 22 insertions, 13 deletions
diff --git a/NEWS b/NEWS
index da9aae364..c25a1ef0a 100644
--- a/NEWS
+++ b/NEWS
@@ -1,4 +1,4 @@
-GNU mailutils NEWS -- history of user-visible changes. 2009-09-01
+GNU mailutils NEWS -- history of user-visible changes. 2009-09-10
Copyright (C) 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007,
2008, 2009 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
See the end of file for copying conditions.
@@ -6,7 +6,14 @@ See the end of file for copying conditions.
Please send mailutils bug reports to <>.
-Version 2.0.90 (Git)
+Version 2.1 "Ten Years Later" - 2009-09-10:
+This release marks the 10 years anniversary of GNU Mailutils.
+* New distribution tarballs
+Mailutils tar archives are distributed in four compressed formats:
+gzip, bzip2, lzma and xz.
* Ticket files
@@ -34,14 +41,15 @@ to copy mailbox ownership, if the utility is run with root privileges.
* Maidag
-Improved scripting capability allow to use mail filters written in
+Improved scripting capability allows to use mail filters written in
the Python language.
-The `--script' command line option set the name pattern for
-user-defined mail filter.
-The `--language' command line option define scripting language for
-the next --script option.
+The `--script' command line option sets the name pattern for
+user-defined mail filters. Maidag uses the script suffix to
+deduce what language it is written in. Supported suffixes are:
+`sv', `siv' and `sieve' for Sieve, `scm' and `scheme' for Scheme,
+`py' and `pyc' for Python. Additionally, the language may be
+defined using the `--language' command line option.
* Mail
@@ -148,9 +156,11 @@ Public License.
-* Renamed libsieve to libmu_sieve.
+* New library naming scheme
-* Renamed libcfg to libmu_cfg.
+The names of all mailutils inferior libraries are prefixed with
+`libmu_', e.g.: libmu_sieve, libmu_imap, etc. In particular,
+`libsieve' is now named `libmu_sieve' and `libcfg' - `libmu_cfg'.
* Wicket/Ticket functions
diff --git a/bootstrap b/bootstrap
index bf5909c08..46a0964e8 100755
--- a/bootstrap
+++ b/bootstrap
@@ -507,7 +507,6 @@ slurp() {
rm -f $dir/$gnulib_mk &&
sed "$remove_intl" $1/$dir/$file >$dir/$gnulib_mk
- silentize $dir/$gnulib_mk
elif { test "${2+set}" = set && test -r $2/$dir/$file; } ||
version_controlled_file $dir $file; then
echo "$0: $dir/$file overrides $1/$dir/$file"
diff --git a/ b/
index 20b729102..e6151ce3d 100644
--- a/
+++ b/
@@ -18,10 +18,10 @@ dnl with GNU Mailutils; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation,
dnl Inc. 51 Franklin Street, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301 USA
-AC_INIT([GNU Mailutils], [2.0.90], [], [mailutils])
+AC_INIT([GNU Mailutils], [2.1], [], [mailutils])
-AM_INIT_AUTOMAKE([gnits 1.11 dist-bzip2 std-options silent-rules])
+AM_INIT_AUTOMAKE([gnits 1.11 dist-bzip2 dist-lzma dist-xz std-options silent-rules])

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