Re: Non-procmail method of filtering email and bypassing /var/mail/<user> storage?

2004-01-09 11:26:19
Harvey Tokunaga wrote:
Gunnar Hjalmarsson wrote:

Also, I wrote a help script for MHonArc that, among other things,
can be used as such a wrapper:

I've browsed your doc but I don't think it addresses my issues.

My questions are:
1.  How do I sort emails titled "Subject 1" to archive 1 and
"Subject 2" to archive 2?  I don't have access to procmail at this
2.  How do I avoid sending emails to /var/mail/<user> and, instead,
process them directly into MHonArc?  It seems that using a .forward
file still keeps a copy in my Unix mbox.  I know there are methods
to remove mbox entries after the fact but can I bypass it

Sorry, I should have said that I didn't even try to address the first
question, and maybe I misunderstood the second. :(

This is the example in the FAQ:

    \ehood, "|/home/ehood/bin/webnewmail #ehood"

If I haven't misunderstood anything, you prevent that a copy is kept
by skipping the



As regards the first question, and provided that you are using a
wrapper program, I suppose that you would need to write some code that
parses the message headers and make the -outdir option dependent on


Gunnar Hjalmarsson