Re-sending selected e-mail messages
kurt.buff at gmail.com
Wed Feb 13 23:56:14 UTC 2013
On Wed, Feb 13, 2013 at 3:49 PM, Polytropon <freebsd at edvax.de> wrote:
> 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-Transfer-Encoding: quoted-printable
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=US-ASCII
> Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit
> or maybe even
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=UTF-8
> Content-Transfer-Encoding: 8bit
> text format. Some of them might contain an attachment, which
> is "included" in the file with something like
> Content-Type: ...;
> Content-Disposition: attachment;
> Content-Transfer-Encoding: base64
> 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? :-)
Perhaps mini_sendmail? Seems fairly capable, and scriptable.
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