Re-sending selected e-mail messages
freebsd at edvax.de
Wed Feb 13 23:49:17 UTC 2013
I need a way to automatically re-sent stored e-mail messages
according to some criteria and like to ask for advice or
suggestions for an already existing solution before I start
reinventing the wheel. :-)
The messages in question are stored in MH format. This is a
tree where a mailbox equals a directory, and the individual
files in that directory equal the messages. They are numbered
1, 2, 3, 4, ..., and so on. Each message is in
Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1
Content-Type: text/plain; charset=US-ASCII
or maybe even
Content-Type: text/plain; charset=UTF-8
text format. Some of them might contain an attachment, which
is "included" in the file with something like
Some messages are "fully multipart".
So when iterating on ~/Mail/sent/1,2,3,4,5,... I get all the
messages. Each third line, "To:", is the criteria to look at.
If it matches a given recipient, the mail should be sent again.
This can easily be done by the system's mailer which is properly
configured (and uses ISP's MX), so | mail -s "maybe new subject"
is possible. The message should already be properly pre-composed.
What is the easiest way to do this without reinventing the wheel,
or should I? :-)
Happy FreeBSD user since 4.0
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