On Windows Subsystem for Linux, aerc seems unable to spawn processes. The simplest possible usecase is to open aerc and try to open a new terminal via
:term, which produces the error
fork/exec /home/linuxbrew/.linuxbrew/bin/zsh: invalid argument
In a similar (possibly related) fashion, aerc can browse lists just fine but when trying to open a message, nothing gets redered (because
less fails to spawn?). The logs indicate that the communication with the server works and the body is downloaded.
How can I see what the actuall call to
This seems to be a WSL-problem:
A temporary workaround seems to be running
aercwith elevated privileges. I'm closing this ticket since
aerccan't do anything here.