[MlMt] tnef via homebrew

Tobias Ramin tobias.ramin at uni-hamburg.de
Fri May 24 11:26:26 EDT 2013

Am 24 May 2013 um 16:59 schrieb Benny Kjær Nielsen:

> On 24 May 2013, at 16:29, Tobias Ramin wrote:
>> I just stumbled across the possibility to show MS-Outlook winmail.dat 
>> attachments.
>> In the release notes is a hint to install tnef via macports. I just 
>> tried it with homebrew instead. MailMate could not display or extract 
>> the winmail.dat in that case.
>> Is there a path to tnef to configure? Homebrew puts the binary to 
>> /usr/local/bin/tnef
> Yes, but there is no GUI for this setting which means it's a bit 
> tricky (and it might interfere with future changes). Here you go:
> 	defaults write com.freron.MailMate environmentVariables "(
> 		{ enabled = :true;  name = 'MM_GPG';          value = 
> '/usr/local/bin/gpg2';               },
> 		{ enabled = :true;  name = 'MM_TNEF';         value = 
> '/usr/local/bin/tnef';               },
> 	)"
> You can paste that in the Terminal.
> This is not documented anywhere. The best future solution for `tnef` 
> would be to simply include it with MailMate.
> Feedback is welcome on whether or not the `winmail.dat` handling works 
> for you.

Sadly, this does not work for me. MailMate just says "The following have 
been extracted from the TNEF attachment above." but does not show any 
files. I then used tnef (1.4.8) on the command-line to show the jpg 
hidden in winmail.dat. This went ok.
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