Re: Question and goodbye...
Francesco Bochicchio, Fri 10 Nov:
> The only thing I'd like is an automatic purging of 'old' mail ( say,
> older than X days ). But I can live without.
Can't remember if this is from the debian or mutt list:
folder-hook debian \
"push '<delete-pattern> ~d >3d ! ~R\n'"
folder hook (other|less|high|volume|inboxes) \
"push '<delete-pattern> ~d >1w ! ~R\n'"
Detail on pattern matching is in manual section 4.2. if you need it.
The '! ~R' part auto-deletes only unread messages, on the assumption
that if it's read and not deleted I must have wanted it left alone.
This still isn't perfect, since you have at least to view the folder
to trigger it -- I'm not sure that you can do cron-eque purging
without resorting to external programs.