Package Details: sup-git 2840.93df79b-2

Git Clone URL: (read-only)
Package Base: sup-git
Description: Sup is a console-based email client for people with a lot of email. Great mutt alternative.
Upstream URL:
Licenses: GPL
Conflicts: sup
Submitter: None
Maintainer: asch
Last Packager: asch
Votes: 13
Popularity: 0.000352
First Submitted: 2010-10-10 02:26
Last Updated: 2018-02-18 10:11

Latest Comments

dude commented on 2018-02-16 05:32

Upstream URL is dead. This is the new one: Can you change it when you get a chance please? Also I think ruby-rake is needed in makedepends.

djringjr commented on 2017-10-14 23:15

I got errors. (Use the scroll bar to see the whole thing.)

sudo gem install --user-install activerecord
sudo gem install --user-install sqlite3

But I still get:

/usr/lib/ruby/gems/2.4.0/gems/sup-999/lib/sup/config.rb:60:in `load_config': undefined method `fix_encoding!' for "djringjr":String (NoMethodError)
from /usr/lib/ruby/gems/2.4.0/gems/sup-999/bin/sup:13:in `<top (required)>'
from /usr/bin/sup:23:in `load'
from /usr/bin/sup:23:in `<main>'

My user account is djrinigjr.

Any suggestions?


asch commented on 2017-03-02 16:15

@egils: Try something like this:

LD_LIBRARY_PATH="/usr/lib/ruby/gems/2.4.0/gems/xapian-ruby-1.2.22/lib":$LD_LIBRARY_PATH sup

egils commented on 2017-03-02 05:49

@asch: Might be. $ $LD_LIBRARY_PATH returns nothing thus the path is not set. What should it be? I dont understand what it does and did not find anything on a quick search. Would you be kind to help me set it?

asch commented on 2017-03-01 23:38

@egils: Not true. All dependencies are listed properly. I guess that your LD_LIBRARY_PATH is wrong thus the dependencies errors.

egils commented on 2017-03-01 22:31

Hi. I just installed Arch on a x86_64 machine. First I noticed that all dependencies were not listed in the PKGBUILD. I installed ruby-sqlite3,
ruby-thread_safe & ruby-activerecord

Then I met this error and got stuck (my username is "egil"):

$ sup
/usr/lib/ruby/gems/2.4.0/gems/sup-999/lib/sup/config.rb:60:in `load_config': undefined method `fix_encoding!' for "egil":String (NoMethodError)
from /usr/lib/ruby/gems/2.4.0/gems/sup-999/bin/sup:13:in `<top (required)>'
from /usr/bin/sup:22:in `load'
from /usr/bin/sup:22:in `<main>'

this method seems to be widely used in sup according to:!&type=Code&utf8=%E2%9C%93 maybe a dependency is missing?
I guessed from this link that maybe ruby-rest-client was needed and tried installing that to no avail.

Here is my list of gems:
activemodel (5.0.1)
activerecord (5.0.1)
activesupport (5.0.1)
arel (7.0.0)
bigdecimal (default: 1.3.0)
chronic (0.9.1)
concurrent-ruby (1.0.2)
did_you_mean (1.1.0)
highline (1.7.8)
http-cookie (1.0.2)
i18n (0.7.0)
io-console (default: 0.4.6)
json (1.8.1)
locale (2.1.1)
lockfile (2.1.3)
mime-types (3.1)
mime-types-data (3.2016.0521)
minitest (5.10.1)
ncursesw (1.4.9)
net-telnet (0.1.1)
netrc (0.10.3)
openssl (default: 2.0.2)
power_assert (0.4.1)
psych (default: 2.2.2)
rake (12.0.0)
rdoc (default: 5.0.0)
rmail (1.1.2)
sqlite3 (1.3.11)
sup (999)
test-unit (3.2.3)
thread_safe (0.3.5)
trollop (2.1.2)
tzinfo (1.2.2)
unicode (
xapian-ruby (1.2.22)
xmlrpc (0.2.1)

asch commented on 2017-02-28 04:48

@egils: Done. Thanks.

egils commented on 2017-02-27 21:16

this package does not work currently on arch because of the recent ruby update. I suggest changing to the fork of quark-zju which has fixed the Fixnum-error issues among others.

lasers commented on 2016-03-15 21:20

@asch: That did the trick! Many thanks for the big help.

asch commented on 2016-03-15 20:34

@lasers: Nope, everything works here. Try to rebuild all ruby dependencies installed from AUR.

lasers commented on 2016-03-15 20:29

Errors here. Could you check if latest sup-git build requires some changes to be made first? Thx!

asch commented on 2016-01-06 11:26

Thanks mrksr, should be fixed now.

mrksr commented on 2016-01-06 10:55

Hey there!
sup now depends on a different rmail, see here:

asch commented on 2015-04-06 12:59

Jamalaka: I tested the most recent sup-git build without any problem. This looks like some kind of mess in your ruby libs. Do you use system-wide gems from arch repos?

Jamalaka commented on 2015-04-06 10:45

I don't know what is wrong, all packages are up to date.

/usr/lib/ruby/2.2.0/rubygems/dependency.rb:315:in `to_specs': Could not find 'lockfile' (>= 0) among 20 total gem(s) (Gem::LoadError)
Checked in 'GEM_PATH=/home/xel/.gem/ruby/2.2.0:/usr/lib/ruby/gems/2.2.0', execute `gem env` for more information
from /usr/lib/ruby/2.2.0/rubygems/specification.rb:1311:in `block in activate_dependencies'
from /usr/lib/ruby/2.2.0/rubygems/specification.rb:1300:in `each'
from /usr/lib/ruby/2.2.0/rubygems/specification.rb:1300:in `activate_dependencies'
from /usr/lib/ruby/2.2.0/rubygems/specification.rb:1282:in `activate'
from /usr/lib/ruby/2.2.0/rubygems/core_ext/kernel_gem.rb:67:in `block in gem'
from /usr/lib/ruby/2.2.0/rubygems/core_ext/kernel_gem.rb:66:in `synchronize'
from /usr/lib/ruby/2.2.0/rubygems/core_ext/kernel_gem.rb:66:in `gem'
from /usr/bin/sup:22:in `<main>'

sysfu commented on 2014-03-16 20:34

Upon further investigation it seems that support for remote IMAP was deprecated back in the .11 release. I will update the Arch wiki page on sup accordingly.

Release 0.11:

Remote sources (IMAP, IMAPS, and mbox+ssh) have been deprecated and will be
removed in 0.12. Tools like offlineimap, fetchmail, and rsync provide a much
better user experience for these mail sources than Sup would ever be able to by

sysfu commented on 2014-03-16 20:24

Noticed that sup-config as packaged offers "mbox" and "maildir" as sup email sources, but not "remote mbox files over SSH" or "IMAP servers".

I'm most interested in the IMAP servers source. Is is possible for end users to enable this source or does this have to be done by the application packager?

0xACE commented on 2013-10-28 20:57

Solved my problem and added a how-to in the sup article in archlinux wiki.

0xACE commented on 2013-10-24 22:45

I should mention that wiki suggests using sup. But sup in the AUR suggests sup-git when I try to build it.

Should I switch to sup or use sup-git (which I have trouble with as stated in my previous post)?

0xACE commented on 2013-10-24 21:07

I get some errors when I try to add my first account.

If you look at line 46 is the first occurance:

Retrying didn't help, any suggestions? Using sup-git release.

asch commented on 2013-10-17 14:30

srf21c: Fixed. xapian-core was needed

aksr commented on 2013-10-15 18:55

asch: Thank you, you were right. ;)

sysfu commented on 2013-10-15 18:50

Install worked fine but sup-config bails out with this error:

asch commented on 2013-10-15 09:45

As it said
No such file or directory - /home/aksr/.sup/sync-back-ok

Just do `touch /home/aksr/.sup/sync-back-ok`

aksr commented on 2013-10-15 09:37

Hi asch, any idea what could be wrong?

asch commented on 2013-10-14 21:36


asch commented on 2013-05-15 19:58

I think it is better to wait for sup 0.14 with recent ruby support. Version 0.13 does not work with ruby 2.0 thus package makes no sence. I recommend manual gem installation with rvm and ruby 1.8.

brotatos commented on 2013-05-07 16:06
I'm having trouble building fastthread.

asch commented on 2013-04-29 05:03

Waiting until stabilizing. Stay tuned.

asch commented on 2013-02-17 22:21

Cannot figure out why it does not work with ruby 1.9.3 -- orphaning.

aksr commented on 2013-01-29 01:37

@asch: Hi, any progress on this?

aksr commented on 2013-01-14 21:49

@asch: sure, np. ;)

asch commented on 2013-01-13 14:22

aksr: Please wait until Jan 25, I have MSc final exam.

aksr commented on 2013-01-13 14:20

@asch: Can you upgrade this package?

Anonymous comment on 2013-01-10 12:33

Disowned. Wish you luck!

asch commented on 2013-01-09 23:56

I'm interested in taking over.

Anonymous comment on 2012-09-13 07:23

Anyone interested in taking over? I'm really not using sup anymore these days, so I've totally lost track of whats going on.

tobias_de commented on 2012-07-07 23:45

Dependency `ruby-gettext' of `sup-git' does not exist.

Anonymous comment on 2012-05-01 09:26

I'll upgrade my system today and see what's going on.

aksr commented on 2012-04-26 09:25

Dependency 'ruby-locale' not found ..

Anonymous comment on 2011-03-21 18:12

OK, adopted the package and updated the PKGBUILD with a patch to fix the issues in the Rakefile. Haven't had a chance to test the package on clean Arch Linux install, so any problems please report here.

Anonymous comment on 2010-12-24 11:08

I got it working on 1.9.2 now. I had to remove the dependencies in the Rakefile for xapian-full and ncurses, and I also had to change the "require 'sup-files'" and 'version' to "require './sup-files.rb'". The PKGBUILD installs with the gem with --ignore-dependencies flag, but that doesn't seem to work for me.

Anonymous comment on 2010-11-28 02:25

Ever since Arch rolled out the new Ruby 1.9.2 I've been unable to get sup running. So now I got ruby-1.9.2_p0-4-i686 and this is what comes out

Sorry for my slow reply, and thanks for your concern. It's very confusing since sup-files.rb is there and by all logic it should be loaded.

Anonymous comment on 2010-11-15 19:43

It worked fine for me, but I just ran it once a while ago because it fixed a problem that was making sup impossible to use. Please post what the errors you got or email me.

Anonymous comment on 2010-11-15 19:07

Any tips how to get this to run? Dies with rmake, can't locate "sup-files" or something like that if I recall right.