ezmlm-idx reads all archived messages for the list in
dir/archive/ and creates a message index. The index file format is identical to
that produced by
dir/indexed is present).
ezmlm-idx will ignore messages that do not have the owner execute bit set.
ezmlm-idx will create the the index file under a different name and then
move it into place.
dir/indexed does not exist,
ezmlm-idx will create it to enable the use of the newly created subject and author index.
ezmlm-idx will remove reply-indicators and the prefix from the subject before
entry into the index, as described for
ezmlm-idx will decode rfc2047 encoded subject and author headers. When unfolding
ezmlm-idx will remove redundant escape sequences for the character
set specified in
ezmlm-idx calculates a subject hash based on the normalized subject header. Normalization
removes linear whitespace, case information, and message reply indicators.
The subject hash is used by
ezmlm-get(1) for message threading.