Re: exporting from kmail (Was: Kmail2/Akonadi issue on FreeBSD.)

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gene heskett posted on Tue, 29 Nov 2011 22:01:31 -0500 as excerpted:

> It appears the mutt script can do it, one dir at a time, but I should
> setup claws's mail filtering to match the kmail folder sorter, then pick
> a time and do them all.

That's pretty much what I did.  I have about 50 filters so it wasn't 
easy, but I did it.

If you have a lot of filters and would prefer typing it into a config 
file directly, rather than setting them up one by one in the GUI, I can 
give you the necessary filter file format hints.

Additionally, claws doesn't seem to have a built-in method for adding a 
header via filter, which is one of the things I did with my kde filter 
scripts, with each one adding a header indicating the filter name, so I 
had some hope of diagnosing problems when things went awry.  BUT...

That's where claws-mail extensibility comes to the rescue, there's a 
filter action that allows calling an external script with filter 
controlled parameters, and now I have a script that adds the header as 
assigned by the filter. =:^)

If such a script sounds useful, to you or anyone else, ask and I can post 
it, or a link to it, or something.  (I should probably think about 
contacting upstream, to have it added to their list of utility scripts, 
but I've not done that yet, and I didn't see a script for it in the 
existing list, thus my creation of my own solution.)


I see you expanded on your other comment in a second post, so I'll 
address it in a reply there.

-- 
Duncan - List replies preferred.   No HTML msgs.
"Every nonfree program has a lord, a master --
and if you use the program, he is your master."  Richard Stallman

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