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git-mailsplit(1)
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NAME
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git-mailsplit - Simple UNIX mbox splitter program
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SYNOPSIS
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'git-mailsplit' [-b] [-f<nn>] [-d<prec>] -o<directory> [--] [<mbox>|<Maildir>...]
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DESCRIPTION
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Splits a mbox file or a Maildir into a list of files: "0001" "0002" ..  in the
specified directory so you can process them further from there.

IMPORTANT: Maildir splitting relies upon filenames being sorted to output
patches in the correct order.
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OPTIONS
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<mbox>::
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	Mbox file to split.  If not given, the mbox is read from
	the standard input.
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<Maildir>::
	Root of the Maildir to split. This directory should contain the cur, tmp
	and new subdirectories.

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<directory>::
	Directory in which to place the individual messages.
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-b::
	If any file doesn't begin with a From line, assume it is a
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	single mail message instead of signaling error.
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-d<prec>::
	Instead of the default 4 digits with leading zeros,
	different precision can be specified for the generated
	filenames.

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-f<nn>::
	Skip the first <nn> numbers, for example if -f3 is specified,
	start the numbering with 0004.
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Author
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Written by Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
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and Junio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net>

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Documentation
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Documentation by Junio C Hamano and the git-list <git@vger.kernel.org>.

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