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Re: escape a string literal for use with regex?

On Wed, May 03, 2006 at 09:34:19AM +0930, David Purton wrote:
> I ended up using fgrep, which if I had read the grep manual I would have
> found does what I want (Blush).
> This works well:
> # subject kill file
> SUBJECT=`formail -zxSubject:`
> :0:
> * ? fgrep -qx "$SUBJECT" $HOME/.mutt.killfile
> caughtspam

Just out of curiosity (I'm sure this is in the manual, but a cursory
glimpse didn't find it), what command are you using from mutt to dump
the subject to ~/.mutt.killfile ?

Christopher Nelson -- chris@cavein.org
You have an ability to sense and know higher truth.

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