[Techtalk] forwarding mutt emails

jennyw jennyw at dangerousideas.com
Thu Apr 3 19:50:33 EST 2003

Try adding these to .muttrc:

message-hook . "set mime_forward=no"
message-hook "~h multipart" "set mime_forward=ask-yes"

I didn't remember why these worked (just that I have them in there), so I Googled:


Hope that helps!


On Thu, Apr 03, 2003 at 09:12:33PM +0200, Gina Lanik wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 03, 2003 at 09:11:41AM -0800, Siobhan Elliott wrote:
> > On Thu, Apr 03, 2003 at 10:50:39AM -0500, Emma Jane Hogbin wrote:
> > > Does anyone know if it's possible to forward an email in mutt AND have it
> > > include any attachments that were part of the original email?
> > 
> > Yes, but, erm, not easily / in one step... 
> [...]
> Depends on what you mean with "forwarding" - you can "bounce" the mail to
> someone, which then means that the From: doesn't show you but the initial
> sender... =) In mutt you simply do this by pressing "b" and enter the
> e-mail addy you want to bounce it to.
> I use it quite frequently to bounce spam-mail to a certain account which is
> used to gather spam-mails to help me redefine my SpamAssassin filter rules.
> (so I want headers and everything intact as well).
> HTH,
> Gina
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