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imgrep - search for mail/news messages




The imgrep command enumerates mail/news messages matched given patterns.

This command is provided by IM (Internet Message).


message source: "+folder:[range[,range..]]".

"--src=+xxx" is equivalent to "+xxx".

Output format: "number", "folder", or "path".

(default: "number" for single target folder, "path" for multiple target folders)

Case sensitivity. (This option affects both fieldname and pattern.)

Default value is "on".

Search expression:

Usable keyword

        & &&    logical AND
        | ||    logical OR
        !       logical NOT
        ( )     parens
        fieldname=pattern       search pattern for the field

Special fieldname:

        head    Entire header
        body    Entire body
        all     Entire message
Mail header delimiter.

Default value is "\n\n|\n----\n".

Duplicate check target ('none', 'message-id', or 'message-id+subject'). Default value is 'none'.
Do not show any messages.
Print verbose messages when running.
Print debug messages when running.
Display help message and exit.
Output version information and exit.


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2016-10-10 IM153