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Re: [Nmh-workers] Multi-homed postproc, v2

From: David Levine
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] Multi-homed postproc, v2
Date: Thu, 05 Mar 2015 22:47:34 -0500

Ken wrote:

> ... maybe?  It's always done it that way, even back in the original
> MH.  No one noticed until now.

My guess is that there aren't that many custom postprocs
in the wild.  And who knows what's in them.

> >Have the interface to post(8), and thus postproc, include the
> >`file' parameter as an environment variable as well.  True, this
> >means post has two places to get the data, but it also keeps simple
> >filter scripts simple.
> Seems reasonable to me; any objections?

I'm not a fan of environment variables, especially when they're
not really needed.  And one place to get the data is better than

> >Though I still think it should be the last argument, otherwise
> >every postproc author has to solve the same problem.
> I don't have strong feelings about this one; thoughts from others?
> Fixing it is a simple change.

I agree with Ralph.  Putting the filename last is the best fix.


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