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splitmail(1)		    General Commands Manual		  splitmail(1)

NAME
       splitmail - split mailbox files prior to	indexing

SYNOPSIS
       splitmail -p prefix [ file ]

DESCRIPTION
       splitmail is a utility to split a mailbox file (or standard input) com-
       prised of multiple messages into	multiple files of individual  messages
       to facilitate indexing with index(1).  The generated files have 5-digit
       increasing numbers appended to a	common prefix.

OPTIONS
       -pprefix	   Specifies the common	prefix.

EXAMPLE
       The command:

	    splitmail -p msg sent_messages

       splits the mailbox sent_messages	into files named msg.00001, msg.00002,
       and so on.

NOTE
       This utility hasn't been	exhaustively tested.

SEE ALSO
       index(1).

AUTHOR
       Paul J. Lucas <pauljlucas@mac.com>

SWISH++			       December	13, 2000		  splitmail(1)

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