[Dovecot] script to extract From: addresses

Iv Ray pobox at verysmall.org
Sun Jul 25 19:07:24 EEST 2010

On 25.07.2010, at 13:03, Jerry wrote:
> On Sun, 25 Jul 2010 12:35:46 +0200
> Iv Ray <pobox at verysmall.org> articulated:
>> For my manager I need to write a script to extract the From: e-mail addresses from his e-mail account. Then they are sent invitations to join our mailing list(s).
>> I inherited this Dovecot server, I have not done anything with Dovecot before.
>> Could you give me some direction on if/how can this be done?
>> We run Dovecot 1.0.1 (dovecot --version)
>> Thank you, Iv
> For starters, you should update your version of Dovecot; it is
> deprecated.

Yes, I'll have to do this, as well.

Is it straightforward or shall I prepare myself for hard work?

> Second, are you looking for a Perl script, I would assume
> so, or something else?

I do not expect to find a ready script. I am rather looking for some hints on how to script the operation.


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