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[SLUG] Re: Spiffy stuff for mutt (and hopefully other mail client) users :)
- To: Penguinillas <slug@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: [SLUG] Re: Spiffy stuff for mutt (and hopefully other mail client) users :)
- From: Angus Lees <gusl@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sat Oct 7 10:51:30 2000
- User-agent: Mutt/1.0.1i
On Sat, Oct 07, 2000 at 04:45:54AM +1100, Jeff Waugh wrote:
> Found cool software today, must share.
oath. i've been using it for years ;)
> First off, install the software. With Debian, you can apt-get install lbdb,
> but you will have to use the source package for other distributions here:
apparently the upstream maintainer gave it up, so the debian
maintainer took it over
> To tell mutt that you want to use lbdb as the query program, add this to
> your .muttrc:
> ~/.muttrc: (add to!)
> set query_command = "lbdbq %s"
and you can run lbdbq directly from the command line too.. the output
is simply a list of mathing email addresses, one per line.
(the last column gives some random info from whatever found the
address. the most useful is the date lbdb-fetchaddr caught the
address, so if you aren't sure, you can choose the most recent)
one amusing side affect is that lbdb-fetchaddr replaces matches with
the newest address. that means for lists (like slug), the description
keeps changing to whatever the last poster used.