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Re: Call Perl via email

by gnosti (Friar)
on Aug 04, 2011 at 08:07 UTC ( #918460=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Call Perl via email

Here is a way to do it without procmail using Email::Filter and a sendmail interface such as Email::Sender.

In ~/.forward

| filter_mail

In ~/bin/filter_mail

use Email::Filter; my $mail = Email::Filter->new(emergency => "~/emergency_mbox"); $mail->accept("$ENV{HOME}/Mail/new") unless $mail->subject =~ /magic_k +eyword/; # usually exit here send_mail(); sub send_mail { # see docs for Email::Sender }

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[LanX]: and disoplay the data permanently in your peronal nodelet
[marinersk]: I saw that you could post it on the Personal Nodelet, but you have to provide the content also. No way to auto-populate it. Not that this would solve my distraction problem...
[LanX]: there are template variables to "Auto-populate" it
[marinersk]: Yeah, someday I might become interested enough to poke around PerlMonks more internally. Most of the fancy stuff is way down on my to do list.
[LanX]: Yeah ...
[LanX]: no variable for votes_left
[marinersk]: Ah, well. I will continue to deal with it, as I have. Thanks for poking about, though.
[LanX]: you are welcome! :)

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