[linux-elitists] Inline MIME-decoding filter
Karsten M. Self
Sun Sep 2 14:11:53 PDT 2001
on Sun, Sep 02, 2001 at 01:04:03PM -0700, Seth David Schoen (email@example.com) wrote:
> Is there a filter which takes a MIME message on stdin and writes all
> attachments to stdout (or does something close to this)? I looked at
> metamail, mimedecode, and munpack without too much luck.
> I want this for a silly application I've mentioned to some people.
I believe munpack should do this.
The problem(s) I've had are:
- A message with multiple attachments, requiring one-at-a-time
handling under most tools.
- Multiple messages with one or more attachments that are tedious to
I think munpack was the tool that worked for me. From the manpage:
The munpack program reads each RFC-822 message filename and
writes all non-text MIME parts or split-uuencoded files as
files. If no filename argument is given, munpack reads from
...what's not working WRT this?
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