MEWLS(1)                                                              MEWLS(1)


       mewls - Message scanner for Mew


       mewls [options] [folder [range]]


       The  mewls  utility  extracts  necessary fields from messages stored in
       folders.  This command is necessary for  Mew  to  implement  the  asyn-
       chronous 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 the 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>)’ |  ’<pat-
               tern>&<pattern>’ | ’<pattern>|<pattern>’


       If  a  field  is  long, only the beginning three lines are extracted by

                                March 17, 2001                        MEWLS(1)

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