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Re: [Nmh-workers] Getting the addresses with comments of sent messages

From: Paul Fox
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] Getting the addresses with comments of sent messages
Date: Tue, 13 May 2014 10:49:02 -0400

address@hidden wrote:
 > I have a directory containing a slew sent messages.  I would like a
 > list of all of the addresses, including comments, of all of these
 > messages.  Does anybody have a script that will do this?

the formail command, which comes with procmail, may help:
    for x in $(mhpath all)
        formail -c -x From: -x To: -x cc: < $x
    done  | more


 > whom does not seem an appropriate tool for this. It does not include comments
 > and it does not work well for sent messages; it fails with complaints like:
 >      whom: illegal header line -- Received:
 >      whom: illegal header line -- Message-ID:
 >      whom: illegal header line -- Date:
 >     Norman Shapiro
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 paul fox, address@hidden (arlington, ma, where it's 51.8 degrees)

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