Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Reloading the Mutt Configuration File

I find it a bit annoying that I have to re-enter my password twice every time I (re-)start mutt when I want to update my configuration file. Well, it appears I don't need to be doing restarting mutt. The MuttWiki describes a way to re-load the configuration after mutt is running. Type the following into mutt after you've changed your muttrc file:

:source /path/to/your/muttrc
Note that shell expansions may not work---you should spell out the full path.

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