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I am trying to filter mails by subject with a regular expression.

The subjects I want to match are read like [git-foo] some more text where foo is the string I want to check for.

I end up with the following

require ["fileinto", "variables", "regex"];

if header :regex "subject" "^\[git-.*\]" {
    set :lower :upperfirst "repository" "${1}";

    if string :is "${repository}" "" {
        fileinto "Test/default";
    } else {
        fileinto "Test/${repository}";
    }
}

Replacing first if statement with if header :matches "subject" "[git-*" { files mails into Test/Foo] some more text but, when correcting "[git-*" to "[git-*]", mails do not match.

Regular expression works with grep -e.

What to do to file mail correctly into Test/Foo?

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Does this regex works instead?

'[git-(.*)]'

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Using Thunderbird to set sieve scripts, saving fails: "error: invalid regular expression '[git-(.*)]' for regex match: invalid range end." I also used double quotation marks, otherwise I get way more errors. –  Jan Feb 14 at 21:28

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