rfcfind - search an RFC list
Fetch the index file first:
Search the indexes for RFCs releated to avian carriers:
rfcfind -r 'avian.*carrier'
Fetch just those RFCs:
rfcfind -r 'avian.*carrier' -f
rfcfind -r 'avian.*carrier' -m
Decide you want 300Mbs of text files and get everything so you don't have to fetch them every time:
This application does things by sometimes wrapping around the following system commands. This means you should be aware of this and that you may want to have them installed ;-)
The rfcfind program searches for RFCs by examining the RFC index.txt file from the RFC repository. By default, this must be placed in ~/docs/rfc/rfcs/ (since this is where mine are, for various reasons, this is where I expect yours to be ;-). You can override this by default using the RFCDIR environment variable or using the -d switch. In that directory you should have:
You can get these files from the http://www.ietf.org/rfc/ directory.
rfcfind -n 0822 -g address
Searches the first email RFC for the word ``address''.
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