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Re: [Nmh-workers] Questionable code - the bigger picture

From: Norman Shapiro
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] Questionable code - the bigger picture
Date: Sat, 14 May 2005 13:13:44 -0700

Jon Steinhart <address@hidden> writes:
 of changes are worthwhile.  Can we agree on some way to work this?
>Oh, just for discussion, here's another change that I'd like to make.  I need
>to make some changes in the way the context/profile stuff is handled.  Without
>going into a lot of detail here, I'm adding a -nochangecontext option to many
>of the programs so that you can, for example, show +newfolder without changing
>the current folder. 

I accomplish a similar functionality with an sh function for use in scripts:

newmh () 
    local oldContext="${MHCONTEXT-context}";
    local path=`mhpath +`;
    export MHCONTEXT=,"$oldContext.$$";
    cp "$path/$oldContext" "$path/$MHCONTEXT"

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