imgrep(1) search for mail/news messages




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

This command is provided by IM (Internet Message).


-s, --src=FOLDER,FOLDER...
message source: ``+folder:[range[,range..]]''.

``--src=+xxx'' is equivalent to ``+xxx''.

-f, --format=STRING
Output format: ``number'', ``folder'', or ``path''.

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

-c, --casefold={on,off}
Case sensitivity. (This option affects both fieldname and pattern.)

Default value is ``on''.

-e, --expression=STRING
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
-d, --delimiter=STRING
Mail header delimiter.

Default value is ``\n\n|\n----\n''.

-D, --dupchecktarget=STRING
Duplicate check target ('none', 'message-id', or 'message-id+subject'). Default value is 'none'.
-q, --quiet={on,off}
Do not show any messages.
-v, --verbose={on,off}
Print verbose messages when running.
Print debug messages when running.
-h, --help
Display help message and exit.
Output version information and exit.


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