Posted on Wed 17 November 2004 in general

Today's geek is brought to you by the power of perl. From time to time (probably because I sync my Palm in 2 places) my main email client href="">Evolution
generates duplicate contact records. This is a bug in the Evolution sync code which we have yet to pin down. However in the meantime hand weeding my address book is a pain so I wrote a little script. You can find it in my href="">CVS


[alex@cambridge addrclean]$ ./ -s -o newlist.vcf list.vcf
Processing VCARD 1
Couldn't find unique index for:
Processing VCARD 554
Processing done
Outputting new VCF addressbook newlist.vcf

[alex@cambridge addrclean]$