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Re: [Nmh-workers] Bug? mhstore Will Use Same File.

From: Bill Wohler
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] Bug? mhstore Will Use Same File.
Date: Tue, 23 Nov 2004 20:55:04 -0800

Ralph Corderoy <address@hidden> wrote:

> but add -auto and it uses the filename `foo' above quite a bit resulting
> in the applefile being overwritten by the jpeg.
> Commands like wget(1) will add suffixes, I wonder if mhstore should also
> do something, assuming the above MIME is legal.

Alternatively, there could be a "foo exists, overwrite? " prompt
although emulating the behavior of wget might be better.

In any event, quietly overwriting an existing file (especially if the
file existed outside of the message already) should be prevented.

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