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RedHat 9 (Linux i386) - man page for mewls (redhat section 1)

MEWLS(1)						      General Commands Manual							  MEWLS(1)

NAME
mewls - Message scanner for Mew
SYNOPSIS
mewls [options] [folder [range]]
DESCRIPTION
The mewls utility extracts necessary fields from messages stored in folders. This command is necessary for Mew to implement the asynchro- nous feature. The options are as follows: -a Print all necessary fields when picking. -b dir Set the Mail home to dir. -c dir Set the News home to dir. -d field Set th field to be extracted to field. -e command Specify an external command to fetch mailbox. -m options Specify options for command. -f fields Specify fields to display. -h Display this help message. -i file Set the input stream to file. -l length Set the field max length to be extracted to length. The default value is 3. 0 means no limit. -n Don't use fstat(). -p pattern Specify the pick pattern. -s src Set message source to src : '+folder range'. -w time Set the wait_for timer to timer (microsecond). -v Display the version. Definitions of the symbols above are as follows: range N | [start]-[end] | last:N pattern 'key=val' | 'key!=val' | '!<pattern>' | '(<pattern>)' | '<pattern>&<pattern>' | '<pattern>|<pattern>'
BUGS
If a field is long, only the beginning three lines are extracted by default. March 17, 2001 MEWLS(1)