b2m(1) convert old Emacs Rmail Babyl format to mbox format


b2m < babyl-file > mbox-file


b2m accepts Babyl format mail (as used by older versions of Rmail in GNU Emacs) on standard input, and converts it to mbox format on standard output. Babyl was the storage format used by Rmail prior to Emacs 23.1. Since then, it uses standard mbox format. This program is distributed with GNU Emacs.


The program accepts unambiguous abbreviations for long option names.
-V, --version
Display version information.
-h, --help
Display basic usage information.


b2m was originally written by Ed Wilkinson. Francesco Potorti updated it according to the GNU coding standards.


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