Mailing List Message #11175
From: Terry Allen <>
Subject: Re: Exporting mail from SIMS
Date: Thu, 11 Jul 2002 07:40:22 +1000
To: SIMS Discussions <>
>At 8:36 PM +1000 7/10/02, Terry Allen  imposed structure on a stream
>of electrons, yielding:
>>Hi again,
>> Well, I have finally got my OSX server up & running & sadly, my
>>SIMS server now is finally offline. I have a small amount of user mail
>>which I need to export from SIMS into a format that Sendmail can understand
>>- can anyone tell me the easiest way to do this, or perhaps provide me with
>>a link to some suitable information on how to do it. Thanks for any help.
> From the Unix command line:
>cat oldmailboxname | tr "\r" "\n" > newmailboxname
>The middle part will replace all the carriage returns (i.e. Mac line
>breaks) with linefeeds (i.e. Unix line breaks) while the rest is
>plumbing. I actually use this regularly with my Eudora mailboxes
>(which are also classic mbox format with a line break switch.)
Hi again,
Thanks Bill. As I just mentioned in my reply to Dmitry, with your
method there, I guess I just place the ' & pipe it into
'' Will your method allow me to append it to the user's now
active sendmail box?

Bye for now, Terry Allen

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