Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
Perl-Sensitive Sunglasses

Re: Perl and Sendmail

by chas (Priest)
on Aug 13, 2005 at 12:28 UTC ( #483533=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Perl and Sendmail

On Linux, I use a .forward file of the form:
myusername |/home/myusername/bin/
My file has a line:
and then I process the contents in various ways (e.g., filtering some messages, putting some in a file I can read in a web browser, etc.) Pretty rudimentary, but it works well for me.
(Update-remark: The .forward file sends my emails to the usual spool via the first line, and then I can do anything else with it with the script. The first line could be omitted; I included it to have a backup file.)
Comment on Re: Perl and Sendmail
Select or Download Code

Log In?

What's my password?
Create A New User
Node Status?
node history
Node Type: note [id://483533]
and the web crawler heard nothing...

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others chanting in the Monastery: (5)
As of 2016-05-29 01:30 GMT
Find Nodes?
    Voting Booth?