Mail re-filterer

Hans Fugal hans at fugal.net
Mon Aug 27 21:47:28 MDT 2007


Precisely what I was looking for. I recognized it immediately; I've seen
it before. That must be why I was so sure something like it must exist.
Can't imagine how I forgot about something with such a cool name (and
couldn't find it)...

On Mon, 27 Aug 2007 at 12:45 -0600, Hans Fugal wrote:
> There must be a program out there that does this, but I'm having a hard
> time finding anything appropriate.
> 
> I want to filter a local mailbox (mbox or maildir would be fine) and
> spit out mbox on stdout, with only the messages that match some filter.
> An example might be, only messages more recent than 24 hours ago.
> 
> Can procmail be wrangled into this sort of bulk processing? Is there something
> else out there to do this? It seems like an immensely helpful thing to
> have.
> 
> -- 
> Hans Fugal ; http://hans.fugal.net
>  
> There's nothing remarkable about it. All one has to do is hit the 
> right keys at the right time and the instrument plays itself.
>     -- Johann Sebastian Bach
> 
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-- 
Hans Fugal ; http://hans.fugal.net
 
There's nothing remarkable about it. All one has to do is hit the 
right keys at the right time and the instrument plays itself.
    -- Johann Sebastian Bach
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