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Are there any alternatives to mb2md.pl for converting mailboxes from mbox to Maildir? The issue that I have with mb2md.pl is that it seems that it must run as the ...
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    Alternatives to mb2md.pl


    Are there any alternatives to mb2md.pl for converting mailboxes from
    mbox to Maildir? The issue that I have with mb2md.pl is that it seems
    that it must run as the user, which means the user needs shell access
    which I don't normally provide to everyone.

    Other than that, the mb2md.pl scripts works smoothly and reliably.

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    I dont know that tool, but what is keeping you (as root I assume) to become that user?
    "su" knows -s(hell).
    You must always face the curtain with a bow.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Irithori View Post
    I dont know that tool, but what is keeping you (as root I assume) to become that user?
    "su" knows -s(hell).
    To "su" as the user the must have shell access.

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    no.
    su -s /bin/bash overrides the setting for the user in /etc/passwd
    You must always face the curtain with a bow.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Irithori View Post
    no.
    su -s /bin/bash overrides the setting for the user in /etc/passwd
    Oh, nice! Thanks for the heads up. That works great.
    My ability to use the mb2md.pl script has been saved.

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