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rmail / unrmail.el

;;; unrmail.el --- convert Rmail files to mailbox files.

;;; Copyright (C) 1992 Free Software Foundation, Inc.

;; Keywords: mail

;; This file is part of XEmacs.

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;; any later version.

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;;; Code:

(defvar command-line-args-left)	;Avoid 'free variable' warning

(defun batch-unrmail ()
  "Convert Rmail files to mailbox files.
Specify the input Rmail file names as command line arguments.
For each Rmail file, the corresponding output file name
is made by adding `.mail' at the end.
For example, invoke `emacs -batch -f batch-unrmail RMAIL'."
  ;; command-line-args-left is what is left of the command line (from startup.el)
  (if (not noninteractive)
      (error "`batch-unrmail' is to be used only with -batch"))
  (let ((error nil))
    (while command-line-args-left
      (or (unrmail (car command-line-args-left)
		   (concat (car command-line-args-left) ".mail"))
	  (setq error t))
      (setq command-line-args-left (cdr command-line-args-left)))
    (message "Done")
    (kill-emacs (if error 1 0))))

(defun unrmail (file to-file)
  "Convert Rmail file FILE to mailbox-format file TO-FILE."
  (interactive "fUnrmail (rmail file): \nFUnrmail into (new mailbox file): ")
  (let ((message-count 0)
	(rmail-delete-after-output nil))
    (rmail file)
    (message "Writing messages to %s..." to-file)
    (while (< message-count rmail-total-messages)
       (setq message-count (1+ message-count)))
      (rmail-output to-file 1 t))
    (message "Writing messages to %s...done" to-file)))

;;; unrmail.el ends here