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Re: [Nmh-workers] mime-aware filtering?

From: Paul Vixie
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] mime-aware filtering?
Date: Tue, 26 Jun 2012 03:14:23 +0000
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On 2012-06-26 3:01 AM, Jerrad Pierce wrote:
> You seem to have misunderstood my proposql.
> Paul, Message 76 would still be what came over the wire,
> however something like mhstore could optionally make 76.*
> as the split out compoents
> Tet, nothing in what I wrote implied you couldn't have
> grep's, not going to care.

i think i understood; i just don't want these other files in the MH
store. but read on for a friendly closure.

On 2012-06-26 3:05 AM, David Levine wrote:
> Paul Vixie wrote:
>> mhpart (or whatever) would need a -clean option to get rid
>> of the /var/tmp files it has made for you in this session.
>> but i do not think we should pollute the Mail subdirectory
>> hierarchy with permanent copies of parts.
> nmh already has nmh-cache, how about putting parts there?
> They could go into a hierarchy that shadows the MH
> hierarchy, but with one root directory, e.g., 53.mime (or
> just 53) corresponding to each message.  That way scripts
> that troll the two hierarchies would look similar.  And
> a script that trolls the MH hierarchy would know where
> to look for the parts.
> The cache be populated on demand.  And cleaned up manually.
> Temporal locality of reference suggests not cleaning after
> each use, but rather periodically.

sounds right to me. (i did not know about nmh-cache until now.)


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