Re: Convert all mailboxes of a folder at once

From: Stefan S. <>
Date: Tue, 04 Sep 2007 23:33:34 +0200
Message-ID: <>

Thanks for the mail.

I solved my problem by spliting the mailboxes with procmail and let procmail run a script (named it

for filename in /var/mail/*; do
 hypermail -m "$filename"

works great.

Greetings, Stefan

Peter C. McCluskey schrieb:
> I don't think there's a simple way to do what you want. You probably
> should use something like procmail to split it into multiple mailboxes,
> then use something such as perl or python to write a script to call
> hypermail with different -d and -l arguments.
> (Stefan S.) writes:
>> Hi,
>> is it possible to convert all mailboxes out of a folder into seperate
>> folders (for the html-data) which are named after the mailboxnames with
>> one task?
>> For example:
>> /var/spool/mail/ has the mailboxes mailbox1, mailbox2, mailbox3 in
>> it to the folder /srv/www/htdocs/mailbox1 .../mailbox2 .../mailbox3
>> --------------------------
>> Second question ;-)
>> I have a catchall mailbox so that I could use any emailadress I want
>> without creating them first. Is it possible to convert such a mailbox
>> into seperate folders for each recipient (The recipientname could be
>> found in the email header in the "To: field"). Or do I have to use
>> programs like procmail to split the mailbox into seperate mailboxes
>> before? (What would lead to my first question because I would wish to
>> convert the hole folder than, without looking unter which name the
>> mailboxes are stored)
Received on Wed 05 Sep 2007 04:59:57 AM GMT

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