Subject: Re: How to handle lots of rcfile arguments on the
getmail command line?

[email protected] <[email protected]> wrote:
> Are there any 'elegant' ways of handling lots of rcfile arguments?

Something like this as

cd ~/.getmail
for file in rc-* ; do
rcfiles="$rcfiles -r ${file}"
exec /path/to/getmail $@ $rcfiles

Simply make sure all your getmailrc files are in ~/.getmail and are named
"rc-whatever" (with no spaces in the filenames). Then invoke instead of getmail directly; any options given to it will be
passed to getmail, and the script will automatically add all the "-r rcfile"

This is Unix -- anything repetitive you're doing manually is a big cluebat
saying "use a script here".

Charles Cazabon <[email protected]>
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