vm-select-recipient-from-sender function definition is void

Asked by Ingo W on 2013-09-10

Hi there,
I run emacs 24.2 and vm 8.2.0b. when I try to compose a message I get this error message:
function definition is void: vm-select-recipient-from-sender
This is known since bug 913005 and it has been reported that it was fixed. But not in vm 8.2.0b.
I apologize my blindness, but I can't find a later version that does not have this bug anymore. So, where can I find a version of vm, that does not show this bug anymore.
Best wishes and thanks in advance

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John Hein (xpqheqdvq4) said : #1

There is no released version yet that contains the fix.

Here you can find the branch that does have the fix:

Specifically the commit to fix it was this one:

You could manually apply that change to your vm while waiting for the next release.

Uday Reddy (reddyuday) said : #2

Sorry, "Fix committed" means that it is in the development trunk. It is not yet in a release.

This problem has an easy work-around. If you do M-x vm when you start off, everything gets loaded and you won't run into this problem.


Ingo W (magnetingo) said : #3

Thanks you both for your comments.
John, I looked at the version of vm-reply in revision 1331, and strangly, my vm-reply.el differs from the version of revision 1331. The version of (my) vm-reply.el in vm-8.2.0b.tgz has something as 8 lines less. Also the ;;;###autoload at line 1656 (1645) has been removed already. And vm.el looks different, too. Anyway, I did the changes and it seems to work now.
However, I noticed that if I mousclick on "Compose" in the "Send" tab I still get this error message.

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) said : #4

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Uday Reddy (reddyuday) said : #5

Setting the status to answered.

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