December 13, 2000
splitmail++ - split mailbox files prior to indexing
splitmail++ -pprefix [ file ]
splitmail++ is a utility to split a mailbox file (or standard input) comprised of multiple messages into multiple files of individual messages to facilitate indexing with index++(1). The generated files have 5-digit increasing numbers appended to a common prefix. If the mailbox file has some non-mail header, then this is dumped to a file with the same prefix and
_junk_headeras the suffix.
|-pprefix||Specifies the common prefix.|
splitmail++ -p msg sent_messages
splits the mailbox
sent_messagesinto files named
msg.00002, and so on. Any non-mail header gets dumped to a file named
This utility hasn’t been exhaustively tested.
Paul J. Lucas <pauljlucas>