Re: cygpath compatiblity break (v2.1 -> v2.7)
On 2017-04-26 09:20, cyg Simple wrote:
> On 4/25/2017 9:51 PM, Brian Inglis wrote:
>> On 2017-04-25 19:12, Brian Inglis wrote:
>>> On 2017-04-25 03:16, Andrew Schulman wrote:
>>>>> From: Yves Chevallier
>>>>>> How can I use this mailing list to answer a mail that I
>>>>>> only find from this link
>>>>> Send a plain-text e-mail to cygwin-get.207653@xxxxxxxxxx. No
>>>>> need to add a subject or body. It will send you the message,
>>>>> and you can reply to that.
>>>> Whoa. This should be documented somewhere.
>>>> Looks like the 207653 comes from the Return-Path header when
>>>> you view the raw message content.
>>> It's documented in all subscription confirmation and acknowledgement
>>> emails from the mailing list manager, unless you subscribed before
>>> ezmlm was used, and you can get it by sending a blank plain text
>>> email to <list>-help@xxxxxxxxxx e.g. mailto:cygwin-help@xxxxxxxxxx.
>> [last line scrambled by email address obscurer]
>> email to <list>-help at cygwin dot com e.g. cygwin-help at cygwin dot com
> I was going to state the same yesterday but I gave it a try first.
> The resulting mail doesn't explain the use of cygwin-get.MSGID that I
> saw. It mostly refers to the FAQ on cygwin.com.
Other lists' help is more informative - single message retrieval based
on the ml msg# is implied, but the source of that number is not obvious:
"To get messages 123 through 145 (a maximum of 100 per request), mail:
To get an index with subject and author for messages 123-456 , mail:
They are always returned as sets of 100, max 2000 per request,
so you'll actually get 100-499.
To receive all messages with the same subject as message 12345,
send an empty message to:
should be added to the cygwin ml help, as should the source of the msg#
as being the number in the raw message Return-path: header, and -help
should be a command, and added to the ml help.
Take care. Thanks, Brian Inglis, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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