mail-expire — program to extract outdated messages from mbox files
mail-expire AGE FILE [FILES...]
mail-expire is a small tool whose only purpose is to help on keeping
the size of multiple mailboxes as small as needed (by moving outdated
The old messages are compressed with gzip and stored in the file with
the name <MBOXNAME>.<MONTH>_<YEAR>.gz.
-u If an existing archive file with the expected filename is
found, another filename is to be choosen. For example:
-t DIR Specify a different target directory for storing expired
mailbox files. Default is the current directory.
--delete Drop the old messages. No backup will be made, be careful
with this option.
This manual page was written by Eduard Bloch firstname.lastname@example.org for the
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