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Re: [vox-tech] procmail question
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Re: [vox-tech] procmail question



ok, i knew about man procmailrc, but not man procmailex.   after looking at
it, i think this would work:

# make a backup
:0 c
* !^From.*MAILER-DAEMON.*$ \
| !^Subject.*BOUNCE vox.*$ 
backup


better to your eyes?  doesn't look as pretty, but it's still not awful.
the ".*$" should take care of spaces and comments finding their way into
regexes...

pete


begin: Ted Deppner <ted@psyber.com> quote
> On Thu, Nov 29, 2001 at 11:18:38AM -0800, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> >    # make a backup
> >    :0 c
> >    * ! ^From.*MAILER-DAEMON       |  # don't backup error msgs
> >      ! ^Subject.*BOUNCE vox          # don't backup bounce msgs
> >    backup
> > 
> > are lines continued automatically, or do i need an escape character like "\"?
> 
> prolly, but you don't want a regex with all that whitespace.  
> 
> > can comments go between conditionals like this?
> 
> dunno for sure, but not really relevant given the last answer.
> 
> > any problems anyone can see with this?
> 
> man procmailex didn't show any snippets anywhere near that style.  I
> didn't have time to read it in detail, but you might take a peek.  I think
> the regex interpretation kills this whole style though.

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