"David W. Tamkin" <dattier(_at_)ripco(_dot_)com> writes:
| I've been writing scripts and struggling
| with this for a while.... Jeez... Thanks David.
You're welcome, Harry.
| I guess there is no cool way to strip the "From " header off before it
| goes to its final resting place ... eh?
If you didn't add one any other way, including -f among formail's options
will make it resist adding one itself. If it's already there, -I'From '
will make formail remove it.
Well heck, this gets better and better. Just about everything I was
trying to do is done by formail. I need to pound the documentation a
So without trying this yet, I guess you are saying that formail, with
the right flags (-d) will recognize the nntp `Path: ' and send it on to
procmail for sorting in whatever way. And if I use the -f flag it
will never put the `From ' on there so nothing to remove.
But now all that time I spent figuring out how to get awk to use
getline to add the current $LOGNAME "hostname" and date to a from line
was a waste of time.... hehe. But I bet I use the experience some
I think this was a classic case of not having worked on the docs
enough. Thanks for your patience!
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