[Dovecot] mbox: extra linefeed after Content-Length header in 1.1.rc8

Asheesh Laroia asheesh at asheesh.org
Thu Jun 5 01:03:34 EEST 2008

On Wed, 4 Jun 2008, Diego Liziero wrote:

> On Tue, Jun 3, 2008 at 3:05 PM, Timo Sirainen <tss at iki.fi> wrote:
>> On Tue, 2008-06-03 at 10:34 +0200, Diego Liziero wrote:
>>> mbox messages get header corruption caused by an extra linefeed after
>>> Content-Length
>> Fixed: http://hg.dovecot.org/dovecot-1.1/rev/e043135e971d
> Works, thank you.
> Now I have to fix users mbox files.
> As the extra linefeed is between Content-Length and Subject headers,
> I'm thinking about using a regexp based replace such as
> s/(Content-Length: [0-9]+)\n\n(Subject: )/$1\n$2/s
> but I can't find how to make multiple lines matching work.

Python has an re.MULTILINE option you can pass to the regular expression 
so that it can cross lines.  Perhaps Perl or your favorite regular 
expression toolkit has something similar?

If not, Python it is! (-;

-- Asheesh.

Do not drink coffee in early A.M.  It will keep you awake until noon.

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