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Re: [Nmh-workers] refile's -retainsequences switch

From: norm
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] refile's -retainsequences switch
Date: Mon, 21 Apr 2014 10:57:26 -0700

Ken Hornstein <address@hidden> writes:
>>I do it to change the order of the messages in a directory. This
>>motivates me to request a -retainsequences feature in other nmh commands
>>which change the order of the messages in a folder. I will do that in a
>>separate message.
>Hm.  A quick code inspection suggests to me that things like sortm and
>folder -pack should preserve sequence membership.  Really, anything that
>uses copy_msg_flags() should.

sortm and folder -pack do indeed, for me at least under nmh-1.6-RC2 [,
preserve sequence membership. But, I fervently believe that they didn't a few
months ago. Maybe, it's a fix that got introduced with nmh-1.6 ?

    Norman Shapiro

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