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.\" Manual: Git Manual
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.TH "GIT\-MAILSPLIT" "1" "11/18/2018" "Git 2\&.20\&.0\&.rc0" "Git Manual"
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.SH "NAME"
git-mailsplit \- Simple UNIX mbox splitter program
.SH "SYNOPSIS"
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\fIgit mailsplit\fR [\-b] [\-f<nn>] [\-d<prec>] [\-\-keep\-cr] [\-\-mboxrd]
\-o<directory> [\-\-] [(<mbox>|<Maildir>)\&...]
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.SH "DESCRIPTION"
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Splits a mbox file or a Maildir into a list of files: "0001" "0002" \&.\&. in the specified directory so you can process them further from there\&.
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\fBImportant\fR
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Maildir splitting relies upon filenames being sorted to output patches in the correct order\&.
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.SH "OPTIONS"
.PP
<mbox>
.RS 4
Mbox file to split\&. If not given, the mbox is read from the standard input\&.
.RE
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<Maildir>
.RS 4
Root of the Maildir to split\&. This directory should contain the cur, tmp and new subdirectories\&.
.RE
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\-o<directory>
.RS 4
Directory in which to place the individual messages\&.
.RE
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\-b
.RS 4
If any file doesn\(cqt begin with a From line, assume it is a single mail message instead of signaling error\&.
.RE
.PP
\-d<prec>
.RS 4
Instead of the default 4 digits with leading zeros, different precision can be specified for the generated filenames\&.
.RE
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\-f<nn>
.RS 4
Skip the first <nn> numbers, for example if \-f3 is specified, start the numbering with 0004\&.
.RE
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\-\-keep\-cr
.RS 4
Do not remove
\fB\er\fR
from lines ending with
\fB\er\en\fR\&.
.RE
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\-\-mboxrd
.RS 4
Input is of the "mboxrd" format and "^>+From " line escaping is reversed\&.
.RE
.SH "GIT"
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Part of the \fBgit\fR(1) suite