[Mimedefang] head->get('Subject') adds "#012"

Bill Cole mdlist-20140424 at billmail.scconsult.com
Mon Oct 9 23:03:26 EDT 2017

On 9 Oct 2017, at 22:26, Michael Fox wrote:

> I'm using the following to retrieve the message subject header:
> $subj = $entity->head->get('Subject');
> First is there a better way?

In your mimedefang-filter script? Yes. $Subject. See the 'GLOBAL 
VARIABLES SET BY MIMEDEFANG.PL' section of the mimedefang-filter man 

> Second, what I get back always has "#012" added to the end.  For 
> example, if
> the actual subject is "foo", then the above get() method returns 
> "foo#012".
> Why is this extra "#012" appearing?  And, is there a way to get just 
> the
> subject?

'perldoc MIME::Head'

The 'get' method always returns a string terminated with a newline 
(octal 012)

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