On Tue, Sep 18, 2007 at 01:24:33AM +0400, Andrew Pantyukhin wrote: > On Mon, Sep 17, 2007 at 12:35:51PM -0700, Gary Kline wrote: > > On Mon, Sep 17, 2007 at 06:46:20PM +0400, Andrew Pantyukhin wrote: > > > On Sun, Sep 16, 2007 at 09:27:03PM -0700, Gary Kline wrote: > > > > > > > > This may be a bit off the wall, but does anybody have a tool to > > > > take my dozens of mutt aliases and turn them into an evolution > > > > -style database format? (if not, is there any universal > > > > "address-book" app that I could use?) > > > > > > A sed one-liner could probably solve the problem, but try > > > mail/abook - it's a nice converter. > > > > Can you help me with the exact syntax? As a test, I tried: > > abook --convert --informat mutt --infile > > /home/kline/.mutt/muttrc --outformat abook --outfile abook > > I think you should put your aliases in a separate file and use > that as an infile.
Easily done, thanks. > > > An emtpy file ~/.abook/addressbook.new was created. ((I still > > stand by what I'd said for years, that a few examples are worth > > 10K words.)) > > > > Re a sed line to get this stuff into ~/.evolution/*, maybe. > > This may be where another very simple perl script would serve > > btter. Further clues very welcome. > > Google says something about evo being able to import ldif files. > Abook can convert mutt's aliases into ldif. I'll google for it; thanks for the tip. > > P.S. Must you really insert a tab before each line in your > messages? It certainly doesn't make them look pretty. Failing eyesight. The whitespace helps me far more than the greater-than's..... -- Gary Kline [EMAIL PROTECTED] www.thought.org Public Service Unix http://jottings.thought.org http://transfinite.thought.org _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"