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Re: can swish-e index mail folders?

From: Bill Moseley <moseley(at)not-real.hank.org>
Date: Fri Jul 08 2005 - 23:16:28 GMT
On Fri, Jul 08, 2005 at 11:30:07AM -0700, don fong wrote:
> the archive is a set of unix
> mailbox files, one for each month, going back 15 years.  is
> there a way to configure swish-e (either the search or indexing
> or both) so that i can search for individual messages within
> the archive?  for example, i might want to search for messages
> containing the both of the words "bush" and "bike".  but doing
> this the naive way might turn up a folder where one message
> contains the word "bush" and another message contains "bike".

Swish cannot do this natively.

I'll bet someone has done this, but you can likely write
something without much work:

    http://search.cpan.org/modlist/Mail_and_Usenet_News/Mail

I'd look at Mail::Box for extracting out the messages and then maybe
Mail::Message for looking at individual messages.

-- 
Bill Moseley
moseley@hank.org

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Received on Fri Jul 8 16:16:45 2005