Scans maildir folders for e-mail addresses, outputs unique results in aerc-style
[E-MAIL1]\t[NAME1]\n [E-MAIL2]\t[NAME2]\n ...
[E-MAIL] column is forced to lowercase in the output.
Default settings store data in the
A file of exclude regexes can be specified with the
One regexp per line, each applied to the
[E-MAIL] part only.
If this file is specified but does not exist, it will be created and populated with sane defaults.
- Install the latest Go compiler from https://golang.org/dl/
- Install the program:
go install github.com/BourgeoisBear/[email protected]
maildir2addr [OPTION...] [MAILDIR_PATH...] OPTIONS -e string address exclusion regex file [one per line] (default "$HOME/.local/share/maildir2addr/excludes.regexp") -i string address database input file (default "$HOME/.local/share/maildir2addr/addrs.tsv") -o string address database output file (default "$HOME/.local/share/maildir2addr/addrs.tsv") -s process spam messages (where X-Spam-Flag == YES) -v verbose, log details to STDERR
To create an address book in the default location:
maildir2addr -v /path/to/my/maildir
After issuing this command, a new tab-separated-values address file will appear at
This file is suitable for use with the address autocomplete feature of several TUI mail clients.
$HOME with the full path to your home directory.
aerc.conf does not expand environment vars for
address-book-cmd=grep -F -i -- "%s" "$HOME/.local/share/maildir2addr/addrs.tsv"