Bare newlines problem

Paul van der Vlis paul at
Wed Apr 4 04:31:27 EDT 2007

Joseph Brennan schreef:
> --On Tuesday, April 3, 2007 13:27 +0200 Paul van der Vlis
> <paul at> wrote:
>> Hello,
>> When I move a message to another mailbox, I get a warning about bare
>> newlines. How can I remove these bare newlines?
>> It's a big message with foto's, 3.5 MB. I am not sure this warning is
>> correct.
>> I allready tried a perl-script of Joseph Brennan what I found in this
>> list, but it did not change the message (checked with diff).
> The script prepares mbox-format mailboxes for mailutil, which complains
> if there are CR characters (\015) in the mbox-format files.  It changes
> CRLF to LF and then changes remaining CR to LF.  Bare LF is normal for
> unix files.
> Are you sure it says "bare newlines"?  Newline is an ambiguous term.

Yes. The warning is: "Message contains bare newlines."
It's Cyrus 2.1.

I hope somebody can tell me how I can remove the bare newline(s) in the

With regards,
Paul van der Vlis.

> Joseph Brennan
> Lead Email Systems Engineer
> Columbia University Information Technology
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